How To Set Focus To The Excel Window After Showing A Userform

What This VBA Code Does

There may be situations when you are using Excel Userforms where you would like the focus of the computer to remain or be placed on the Excel spreadsheet and not the userform itself. This will typically be in instances where you are using a modeless (floating) userform.

To place the screen focus back to your current spreadsheet you will need to add the following line of code to your subroutine:

'Set Focus to Excel
  AppActivate Workbooks("Workbook1").Windows(1).Caption 'or

'Set Focus to Excel
  AppActivate ThisWorkbook.Windows(1).Caption 'or
  
'Set Focus to Excel
  AppActivate ActiveWorkbook.Windows(1).Caption

Essentially what the VBA code is doing is looking for a window on your screen and identifying it by its caption (the words displayed at the very top of the window, usually within the dark shaded bar that houses your minimize/maximize/close buttons)

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