Loop Through A Specific Control Type Within A VBA UserForm

Loop Through A Specific Control Type Within A VBA UserForm

What This VBA Code Does

These VBA macro snippets will show you how to target and loop through specific controls within your Userform. Make sure you know the code name of your UserForm and select the correct Control Type(s) from the list below.


Control Type Names

  • Label
  • TextBox
  • ComboBox
  • ListBox
  • CheckBox
  • OptionButton
  • ToggleButton
 
  • Frame
  • CommandButton
  • TabStrip
  • MultiPage
  • ScrollBar
  • SpinButton
  • Image

Loop Through All Controls In A UserForm

Sub UserFormLoop()
'PURPSOSE: Loop through each control on your VBA UserForm
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Dim ctrl As Control

'Loop Through each control on UserForm
  For Each ctrl In UserForm1.Controls

    'Do Something With That Control Type...
      ctrl.Visible = True

  Next ctrl
  
End Sub

Loop Through A Particular Control Type In A UserForm

Sub UserFormLoop_Control()
'PURPSOSE: Loop through a particular type of control on your VBA UserForm
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Dim ctrl As Control
Dim ctrlType As String

'What control type to loop through
  ctrlType = "Textbox"

'Loop Through each control on UserForm
  For Each ctrl In UserForm1.Controls
    'Narrow down to specific type
      If TypeName(ctrl) = ctrlType Then
        
        'Do Something With That Control Type...
          ctrl.Value = ""
          
      End If
  Next ctrl

End Sub

Loop Through Mulitiple Specific Types of Controls In A UserForm

Sub UserFormLoop_MultipleControls()
'PURPSOSE: Loop through multiple types of controls on your VBA UserForm
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Dim ctrl As Control
Dim ctrlType1 As String
Dim ctrlType2 As String

'What control type to loop through
  ctrlType1 = "CheckBox"
  ctrlType2 = "OptionButton"

'Loop Through each control on UserForm
  For Each ctrl In UserForm1.Controls
    'Narrow down to specific type
      If TypeName(ctrl) = ctrlType1 Or TypeName(ctrl) = ctrlType2 Then
        
        'Do Something With That Control Type...
          ctrl.Value = True
          
      End If
  Next ctrl

End Sub

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