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In Microsoft Excel, you can call a macro repeatedly at a set time interval using the OnTime method and the Call statement.
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(http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=fh;EN-US;CNTACTMS)To call a macro a number of times at a fixed interval, use the steps in the following example:
NOTE: The following example calls a macro four times at a 5-second interval.
For more information about the OnTime method, in the Visual Basic Editor, click Microsoft Visual Basic Help on the Help menu, type ontime method in the Office Assistant or the Answer Wizard, and then click Search to view the topic.
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