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Change the fille colour of the current field using VBA RRS feed

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  • Hi!

    I have added a new column on the Task tab Gantt view, the column is text1 which I have renamed to Choice, I have used a custom field setting to have different lookup values.

    I want to have a particular fill color that I can change the field to using a button on the ribbon linked to the macro.  I recorded a macro & did this manually & changed the color to green.

    The macro selects the row & field (cell). I've tried to change this to be the current field (cell) so I can change the cell color of any cell I select but my vba is not good enough.

    Can anyone give me a simple set of VBA instructions that I can link to a ribbon button so that when I click on the button the color of the cell I clicked in will change.

    Many thanks for any help!

    Ian

    Saturday, May 17, 2014 12:04 PM

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  • Hi Ian,

    not sure, what version you are using. With simple line in macro, color of all selected cells is changed:

    Font32Ex CellColor:=65535 'just yellow

    Does this not work for you?
    Regards
    Barbara


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