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VBA User Forms videos | Excel VBA Forms Pt 5 - Validating Forms
Posted by Andrew Gould on 31 March 2016
Another aspect of validation is checking that every control on a form has been filled in. This video explains how to loop over the controls collection to check if every textbox has been completed.
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First of all, THANK YOU for such brilliant quality videos! Andrew G. is the perfect balance of humor & guru! I have found each of these videos to be engaging, easily relatable and packed full of new information!
Onto my question...
I am building a userform to collect information into a workbook, very very similar to your examples with Films and the gross profits they made. HOWEVER, where your example had 3 input boxes, mine will have over 40 input boxes.
What would your recommendation be for an alternative to doing a similar action for each of the input boxes private subs? That is A LOT of repetiion and risk for missing an update. Is there a way to code the action once, but let it loop through each Private Sub?
Specifcially, I am trying to use the following code from the videos, but I dont want to copy paste and edit this over 40 times. The input boxes are labeled Criteria001 through Criteria045.
Private Sub AddToList_Button_Click()
If Criteria001.Value = "1" Or Criteria001.Value = "0" Or Criteria001.Value = "x" Then
MsgBox ProcessorName & "'s scores have been added to the Analyst Workbook."
Criteria001.BackColor = rgbPink
Criteria001Label.ForeColor = rgbRed
MsgBox "You must enter either 1, 0, or x."
Happy to hear that you've been finding the videos so useful! There certainly is a quicker way to vaildate multiple controls using a For Each loop. We do cover that technique in this video from around the 18:32 mark - this is definitely the approach to take if you hvae 40 text boxes to validate!