Microsoft KB Archive/103164
Article ID: 103164
Article Last Modified on 8/15/2005
- Microsoft Excel 95 Standard Edition
- Microsoft Excel 5.0c
- Microsoft Excel 5.0 Standard Edition
- Microsoft Excel 4.0a
- Microsoft Excel 4.0 Standard Edition
This article was previously published under Q103164
In Microsoft Excel, there is no macro function to emulate the behavior of the AutoSum tool. However, you can activate this tool from a macro by using the SEND.KEYS() function to send the appropriate keyboard shortcut (ALT+EQUAL SIGN (=)) to start the AutoSum tool.
Microsoft Excel version 5.0 and later
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Sub AutoSum() 'This macro activates the AutoSum function on the active cell. Application.SendKeys ("%=~") End Sub
Microsoft Excel 4.0
The following macro activates the AutoSum function in the active cell:
A1: =SEND.KEYS("%=") A2: =SEND.KEYS("~") A3: =RETURN()
Explanation of Above Macro
A1: Sends the AutoSum Keyboard Shortcut A2: Sends the Enter Key A3: Ends the macro
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"User's Guide 1," version 4.0, pages 152, 556
"Function Reference," version 4.0, page 385
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