Copy any good ideas you come across to speed up your code than trying to re-invent.

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Turn screen updating off to speed up your macro code.

You won't be able to see what the macro is doing, but it will run faster.

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What you need to do is write your code in such a way that no Selecting or Selection etc is in it.

You can as has been suggested resort to: Application.

As an exercise, take your most complex macro and see if you can delete a line.

Repeat this until there is nothing else you can remove. Some ideas to consider: Learning & practicing is a proven path to perfection.

I have a number of macros set up to run at the click of a button(s) that refer to other sheets in the workbook. add a routine to your macro that turns off screen updating, un-hide the sheet, run the macro, hide the sheet, turn screen updating back on. Mr Excel is a registered trademark of Tickling Keys, Inc.

I wish to hide these other sheets so that no one can see them but everytime I do this the macro doesn't work. I'm not sure the syntax is exactly correct, but it would be something like:application.screenupdating = falsesheets("sheet1").visible = true***your macro heresheets("sheet1").visible = falseapplication.screenupdating = true HTHMark Hi There should rarely be a need to have a sheet Visible or Active when running VBA code.

Objects like Application have many useful methods that can do what you want. If you can do the same thing without a loop, do it. Think thru the problem and see what is the best way to loop.