using Forms and VBA within Excel

I need to develop an application with Excel which will include Forms and VBA 
code. 
I have done small projects like this before but this will be significantly 
larger with 6-10 forms and navigation (via command buttons) between the forms.
I have heard rumors that forms within Excel can be troublesome (e.g. they 
can disappear without warning). I have never had problems with this before. 
But still wanted to ask the community - are there know issues with using 
Forms and VBA within Excel. The main functionality of the app will be to 
validate and capture data, store the data in Excel and then report on the 
data.
Thank you,

-- 
Roland Hoelscher
Project Manager
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Utf
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If you follow the guidelines in the help files for creating UserForms and 
adding controls to them, there should be no problem with the form 
disappearing spontaneously.  Most of the instances of such disappearances 
are pilot error.


"Roland Hoelscher" <RolandHoelscher@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in 
message news:0B2CA7CC-45B0-448A-BA36-D71A7A8525F6@microsoft.com...
>I need to develop an application with Excel which will include Forms and 
>VBA
> code.
> I have done small projects like this before but this will be significantly
> larger with 6-10 forms and navigation (via command buttons) between the 
> forms.
> I have heard rumors that forms within Excel can be troublesome (e.g. they
> can disappear without warning). I have never had problems with this 
> before.
> But still wanted to ask the community - are there know issues with using
> Forms and VBA within Excel. The main functionality of the app will be to
> validate and capture data, store the data in Excel and then report on the
> data.
> Thank you,
>
> -- 
> Roland Hoelscher
> Project Manager 


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JLGWhiz
3/31/2010 7:08:26 PM
thank you very much (from a Private Pilot)
-- 
Roland Hoelscher
Project Manager


"JLGWhiz" wrote:

> If you follow the guidelines in the help files for creating UserForms and 
> adding controls to them, there should be no problem with the form 
> disappearing spontaneously.  Most of the instances of such disappearances 
> are pilot error.
> 
> 
> "Roland Hoelscher" <RolandHoelscher@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in 
> message news:0B2CA7CC-45B0-448A-BA36-D71A7A8525F6@microsoft.com...
> >I need to develop an application with Excel which will include Forms and 
> >VBA
> > code.
> > I have done small projects like this before but this will be significantly
> > larger with 6-10 forms and navigation (via command buttons) between the 
> > forms.
> > I have heard rumors that forms within Excel can be troublesome (e.g. they
> > can disappear without warning). I have never had problems with this 
> > before.
> > But still wanted to ask the community - are there know issues with using
> > Forms and VBA within Excel. The main functionality of the app will be to
> > validate and capture data, store the data in Excel and then report on the
> > data.
> > Thank you,
> >
> > -- 
> > Roland Hoelscher
> > Project Manager 
> 
> 
> .
> 
0
Utf
3/31/2010 7:58:07 PM
Once I worked on a project where I had to create 50+ UserForms in the 
workbook, and move around between the Forms based on user selection/input.  I 
never had a single problem with it.

Good luck!

-- 
Ryan---
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"Roland Hoelscher" wrote:

> thank you very much (from a Private Pilot)
> -- 
> Roland Hoelscher
> Project Manager
> 
> 
> "JLGWhiz" wrote:
> 
> > If you follow the guidelines in the help files for creating UserForms and 
> > adding controls to them, there should be no problem with the form 
> > disappearing spontaneously.  Most of the instances of such disappearances 
> > are pilot error.
> > 
> > 
> > "Roland Hoelscher" <RolandHoelscher@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in 
> > message news:0B2CA7CC-45B0-448A-BA36-D71A7A8525F6@microsoft.com...
> > >I need to develop an application with Excel which will include Forms and 
> > >VBA
> > > code.
> > > I have done small projects like this before but this will be significantly
> > > larger with 6-10 forms and navigation (via command buttons) between the 
> > > forms.
> > > I have heard rumors that forms within Excel can be troublesome (e.g. they
> > > can disappear without warning). I have never had problems with this 
> > > before.
> > > But still wanted to ask the community - are there know issues with using
> > > Forms and VBA within Excel. The main functionality of the app will be to
> > > validate and capture data, store the data in Excel and then report on the
> > > data.
> > > Thank you,
> > >
> > > -- 
> > > Roland Hoelscher
> > > Project Manager 
> > 
> > 
> > .
> > 
0
Utf
3/31/2010 8:29:04 PM
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