What This VBA Code Does
For some reason when you have a scrollable textbox, the scrollbar does not initially appear until the user clicks the text box. Once clicked the scrollbar appears and automatically scrolls to the last line in the text box. This does not make for a good user-experience and can cause quite a lot of confusion.
To solve this, we can use VBA code to mimic clicking the textbox (also called Setting the Focus) and scrolling back up to the first line of the text in the text box.
Here is how this is done.
Private Sub UserForm_Initialize()
'PURPOSE: Make scrollbar inside textbox appear when userform is loaded
'Start Userform Centered inside Excel Screen (for dual monitors)
Me.StartUpPosition = 0
Me.Left = Application.Left + (0.5 * Application.Width) - (0.5 * Me.Width)
Me.Top = Application.Top + (0.5 * Application.Height) - (0.5 * Me.Height)
'Mimic clicking the text box
'Scroll back up to the first line
TextBox1.CurLine = 0
'Set focus to something else in the userform (removes blinking vertical line "|" inside text box)
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