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Macro recording support (Read 5561 times)
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Macro recording support
04.06.07 at 20:48:31
Macro recording support
SQL*XL actions can be automated using the standard Excel VBA macro language. You don't need to learn the syntax. Just record a macro when doing some SQL*XL database work. Then inspect the code if you want to make any changes. The SQL*XL API is written up in the API reference, handy if you want to change anything.
With the SQL*XL macro recording support you can write you own small utilities. You can even hide the SQL*XL interface and replace it with your own. Just record the actions you want to automate and provide a button or a menu item for your users to use.
When you want to start using the SQL*XL macro recorder you need to enable it from the program preferences.
Depending which version of Excel you use you may be asked whether you want to give SQL*XL access to the Visual Basic Projects. This is necessary for the macro recording support to work.  
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Re: Macro Recording
Reply #1 - 09.02.06 at 04:45:54
Thanks. I think what we did not do was to install the Thawte Code Signing Root Certificate. I presume that this is a mandatory step before the security setup allows for macro recording.
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