VBA – Wait, Delay, Create a Timer While Running Code

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Wait or Delay in VBA

There are many instances when a timer could be useful in Excel, here is one method to try:

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vba timerA couple uses of a timer in Excel VBA are pausing code and measuring elapsed time. The following will take you to the respective place I’ve posted an example of each use:

1. Pause code execution for a desired amount of time with Application.Wait (simulating a timer)
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2. Measure elapsed time with a Timer in VBA
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Wait or Delay in Access VBA

You can also use the methods above in Access VBA.  For example, you might like to know how long it takes to move through a recordset.


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