Excel 2016 screenupdating not working

While I’m thinking about this stuff, I’d like to share a few simple tips for speeding up your Excel VBA code. So feel free to comment and share any other performance tips you may have.

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When you’re debugging code, program execution sometimes ends somewhere in the middle without your having turned Screen updating back on.

This sometimes causes Excel’s application window to become totally unresponsive.

Thus, the main body of your macro can do its work behind the scenes without the necessity of stopping to update the screen.

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In Excel 2010, you could control whether or not the screen updates while a macro is running by setting Application. In Excel 2013, screen updating cannot be controlled in this way.

Screen updating is especially important for long-running macros (e.g.I started to debug, and immediately after the "Screen Updating = false" line executes, I go to the immediate window and type: Debug. Any clues on how to solve it would be greatly appreciated. Screen Updating = True End Sub _________________________________________________________ Private Sub Check_for_Open_Workbook() Application. Screen Updating = false" because I saw the yellow highlight go over the line in debug mode. Calculation = xl Calculation Automatic Application. Screen Updating from within the code instead of the immediate window, but I'm fairly sure what I'll find. This function gets called by an event handler that catches a Commands Bar button event (? Basically, we create a menu bar and one of the buttons in our custom "File" menu is labeled "Load Portfolio" which calls this function. I have encountered the same symptoms and can't think as to why it's happening. I think that maybe something has broken in my excel because even when I closed out of excel and opened a brand new 2003 workbook with no previous code I was getting the same problem. The interesting thing is that *some* of my modules allow Screen Updating to be set to False, there's only a few that don't.Setting the calculation mode back to xl Calculation Automatic will automatically trigger a recalculation of the worksheet. Calculation = xl Calculation Manual You may notice that when your macros run, your screen does a fair amount of flickering.This flickering is Excel trying to redraw the screen in order to show the current state the worksheet is in.This tip (9151) applies to Microsoft Excel 2007, 2010, and 2013.

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