Vba screen updating off
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Although doing this can be instructive, after you get the macro working properly, it’s often annoying and can slow the performance of your macro considerably.
Fortunately, you can disable the screen updating that normally occurs when you execute a macro.
This shows loops per second (higher is better) with Screen Updating On and Off, the ratio of OFF to ON and the ratio to Excel 2003.
The results for Excel 2003, 20 show that: My visual impression is that Excel 2013 does not try to update the screen on every iteration when the update frequency is high, and this is the reason for the change.
Gurs does not want to speed up his benchmark because that would destroy his historic speed comparisons.
Each calculation triggers some RANDBETWEEN functions with a number of dependent cells.
With the checkbox set, the underlying code disables screen updates, so you shouldn't see the reports' icons pop up.
Without the checkbox set, you will see the reports open and minimize, in design view. Echo method is simple to use, but many developers miss it, allowing their applications to appear somewhat dizzying as objects appear and disappear from the screen.
I ran Gurs benchmark on my desktop PC with Excel 2003 to Excel 2013., with a constant screen area visible (rows 8 and columns A: BF).
Since I cannot install Excel 2016 on the same PC as previous versions without causing unwanted problems I used a VM on my desktop and also ran the benchmark on my Surface Pro 3.