WISE OWL EXERCISES
ADVANCED VBA EXERCISES
Advanced VBA | Working with shapes exercise | Substituting arrows for directions in a maze using autoshapes
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Open the workbook in the above folder. It contains an all-too-familiar maze.
Red Riding Hood is finding the directions a little hard to follow. Write a macro which loops over all of the cells in the maze shown shaded:
Your macro should check each cell in the range E4:G9.
For each cell, substitute arrows as follows:
|Contents of cell||Substitute|
|R||Autoshape number 33|
|L||Autoshape number 34|
|U||Autoshape number 35|
|D||Autoshape number 36|
The trick, of course, is positioning the arrows so that they look sensible. Here's what the final maze might look like after running your macro:
When you've got this working, save the workbook as Putting arrows in maze, then close it down.