Stop a Macro while it’s running

August 15th, 2004 | Categories: Shortcuts | Tags:

You are sitting, staring, and waiting for that never-ending macro to quit; if it doesn’t quit before lunch, try this.

Keys to press:
Ctrl and Break


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  1. Tara
    January 21st, 2009 at 22:44
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    Thanks! Worked like a charm :)

  2. June 5th, 2009 at 09:50
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    Perfect! Thanks! The MS website said to hit ESC then END, but that didn’t work for me. My Macro was displaying a message box at the time I wanted to kill it.

  3. ash
    February 8th, 2010 at 07:44
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    thanks , you save me hours of work :)

  4. Chin Khun
    August 17th, 2011 at 16:06
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    Thank you, you save me from thousand of clicks. :D