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How to select cells/ranges by using Visual Basic procedures in Excel. Microsoft provides programming examples for illustration only, without warranty either expressed or implied.

How to select cells/ranges by using Visual Basic procedures in Excel

This includes, but is not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. This article assumes that you are familiar with the programming language that is being demonstrated and with the tools that are used to create and to debug procedures. Microsoft support engineers can help explain the functionality of a particular procedure, but they will not modify these examples to provide added functionality or construct procedures to meet your specific requirements.

The examples in this article use the Visual Basic methods listed in the following table. The examples in this article use the properties in the following table. 1: How to Select a Cell on the Active Worksheet To select cell D5 on the active worksheet, you can use either of the following examples: ActiveSheet.Cells(5, 4).Select. Serial RS232 COM port communications with VBA (Visual Basic for Applications) Add serial communication capabilities to any Windows or .NET application ActiveXperts Serial Port Component is a software development kit (SDK) that enables the user to communicate to a device over a serial interface.

Serial RS232 COM port communications with VBA (Visual Basic for Applications)

Such a device can be: a weight indicator, a modem, a scanner, or any other device that is equiped with a serial port. It can even be another PC, connected via a NULL modem cable. Pencom - Visual Basic for Application Serial Port Software Example. Visual Basic for Applications Serial Port Software Example Visual Basic is used for many control applications, from simple communications, to elaborate test equipment with user control or automated.

Pencom - Visual Basic for Application Serial Port Software Example

But many people don't realize that Visual Basic for Applications which is built into many MS software programs such as Word, Excel, Publisher, Access, and even the Front Page editor I'm using right now, can be used for control applications. If you need to control our relay boards, but do not have any programming experience you now have an option. Our relay boards can now be controlled directly from a desktop shortcut using our command-line software. This eliminates having to deal with the mscomm32.ocx driver! For example, you can be in Access or Excel, start a macro that would power up an external data acquisition unit and receive data into the software utilizing VBA, serial control, and one of our serial relay boards.

Click OK to continue. Square box to the right. VBA Visual Basic for Applications (Microsoft) - Excel Com port communication. Perform Serial Port Communication from VB. The sample code linked to this page consists of a VB module containing a collection of routines to perform serial port I/O without using the Microsoft Comm Control component.

Perform Serial Port Communication from VB

The module uses the Windows API to perform the overlapped I/O operations necessary for serial communications. The communication routines can handle up to 4 serial ports which are identified with a Port ID. All routines (with the exception of CommRead and CommWrite) return an error code or 0 if no error occurs. The routine CommGetError can be used to get the complete error message. Download Source Code This sample was created and submitted by David M. The routines in this module facilitate most operations associated with serial communication by encapsulating the API details in easy to call wrapper functions. CommOpen takes three parameters: the Port ID mentioned above, a port name such as "COM1" and the desired communication settings (Example: "baud=9600 parity=N data=8 stop=1"). Bookmark on Delicious About TheScarms. Serial comunication between Nerdkit and an MS Excel sheet (Project Help and Ideas)

Serial Port Communication in Excel (VBA) Introduction to Serial Port Communication in VBA The purpose of this article is to demonstrate how you can perform serial port communication in the VBA (Visual Basic Applications - script editor included in any typical Microsoft Excel distribution) but without using the MSComm control or any other third party add-on or ActiveX.

Serial Port Communication in Excel (VBA)

The great advantage of this method, which uses API functions to call the serial port directly, is that you do not really need to install anything on your PC, apart from the Excel itself (which, let’s admit it, already exists on most PCs). Other methods always require the installation of an ActiveX, or at least the registration of an “.ocx” file, like for instance the MSComm control. Even the method of programming in C#, which I have suggested in a different article (Serial Port Communication in C#) needs the installation of the .NET Framework and of the C# compiler itself.

Visual Basic/Loops. Loops are control structures used to repeat a given section of code a certain number of times or until a particular condition is met.

Visual Basic/Loops

Visual Basic has three main types of loops: for..next loops, do loops and while loops. VBA control of serial port - General Topics - The Lounge - Forums.MrPLC.com. MSCOMM error in Excel 2007-VBForums. VBA Visual Basic for Applications (Microsoft) - Excel and MSCOMM control. Tutorial - Use MSCOMM with a serial device. MSComm Control (MSComm Control) How to access serial and parallel ports by using Visual Basic .NET. This step-by-step article describes how to access serial ports and how to access parallel ports by using Microsoft Visual Basic .NET.

How to access serial and parallel ports by using Visual Basic .NET

This article also contains sample code that illustrates the concepts that are discussed in this article. Requirements The following list outlines the recommended hardware, software, network infrastructure, and service packs that you need:Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Microsoft Windows XP, or Microsoft Windows 2000Visual Basic .NETThis article assumes that you are familiar with the following topics: Programming in Visual Basic .NETPlatform invoke services in Visual Basic .NET.

Communication between PC with Excel and Micricontrollers. Laboratory Information Management System. Home / Articles / Articles and Case Studies / Do-It-Yourself Automated Mass Readings This article originally appeared in the June/July 2004 issue of Water Environment Laboratory Solutions published by the Water Environment Federation® (Alexandria, Virginia), www.wef.org.

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How to transfer analytical balance readings directly into an Excel worksheet By Rick Collard You probably know that your lab's balance has a communication interface that can transmit data to a computer. Reading the balance's data directly into the Excel(tm) spreadsheet program, manufactured by Microsoft (Redmond, Wash.), eliminates manual data entry and associated errors. But you may have avoided interfacing the instrument because of the extra software required and the perceived complexities.

Daten aus dem serial port direkt in Excel tabelle. Can I use serial comm port in Excel VB script? Excel Macro - Visual Basic - Send command to serial port - Receive Data. Hard & Software. Since June, 1994 I am a consultant specializing in embedded system design and implementation, PC systems analysis, real-time data acquisition and control, embedded GPS (Global Positioning System satellite receivers), data communications (modems, both asynchronous and synchronous, RS-232, RS-422, and RS-485, fiber optics, network TCP/IP and UDP, Internet/www, and wireless communications), RFID on compact devices (Pocket PC or embedded Windows CE), PC user interface design and implementation on Windows desktop, Pocket PC or WinCE systems, the .NET Microframework, scientific, laboratory, industrial machine control RFID and GIS using Microsoft MapPoint ™ and Virtual Earth ™ applications (look at this Automatic Meter Reading GIS example).

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If you are interested in adding Virtual Earth (Bing Maps) functionality to your .NET or VB6 applications, contact me. Recently, I have been developing Arduino based platforms for data acquisition and control. A client list is available. Excel Ranges: Finding the Last Cell in a Range. Excel Ranges: Finding the Last Cell in a Range.