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Want to wind up your neighbour? Try this annoying Excel VBA code!
Part one of a two-part series of blogs
If you have a colleague who trusts you, you could always betray this trust by sending them a workbook which misbehaves: it won't close and you can't leave it!
If you're bored one day, you could always create a workbook to annoy your workmates! Initially this would look fairly harmless:
All of the interesting figures are clearly on the other worksheet ...
It's what happens then that would be a tad irritating. When you clicked on the other worksheet to see the interesting figures, you'd see a message like this:
When you choose OK, you'll be left on the original worksheet.
Frustrated, you'll try closing the file down, only to see this message:
When you click OK, the workbook will remain what it was before - open.
Finally, you might click on the button to display help instructions. Firstly you'd get a message asking you to turn your speaker on:
If you choose No, you'd get a message telling you not to waste time.
If you choose Yes above, your computer would speak the following message:
So how does all this work? Click on the link below to find out, but first a disclaimer:
This is only meant for fun, and any workbook that you create is your own personal responsibility!
One other note: if your intended victim should happen not to trust you, they will (sensibly) not enable any macros in your workbook, and none of the above will work.
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