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Display Alerts = False End Sub Public Sub Stroboscope On() Application. Calculation = xl Calculation Automatic Application. Turned it back off for that connection and the workbook no longer flashes.

There are tons of sites, pages, and people who are experts as well on this subject, have performed their own tests, and shared their results and ideas.It is incredibly helpful to be able to look at what you all are doing with Excel!Not only did I see a huge variety in how Excel is being used, you also pointed out various tips and tricks for writing fast VBA code in Excel. Display Alerts = True End Sub option back on for one of the connections and the flashing started again.Certain vba macros / codes take a long time to run or execute the actions required. Sometimes, there could be one or more macros which cover multiple processes and this status bar will be useful to know at which process, the macro has reached.Excel & Word have the Screen Updating method thru which a developer can lock the main window from unnecessarily redrawing itself whilst the macro is being executed. If left alone, redrawing is not only ugly on the eyes it also takes more time for the macro to reach completion.

Hence I created this generic wrapper to lock the window updates.

When the macro finishes, set the calculation mode back to automatic.

I want to start off this post by thanking everyone who sent in their examples in response to my January request.

After the macro is finished, the status bar will show as follows – So similarly, you can update the status bar at different parts of the code, so that the user knows what is happening as the macro is running.

Here is a pic of the status bar while the macro is running.

You can ask the code to display a status message on the status bar so that the user is informed about the current status of the code.