Alternatively, if you run a macro a second time, the macro may take twice as long to run as it did the first time.
- The VBA macro modifies the properties of many rows or columns.
- You have performed an operation that forced Excel to calculate page breaks. Excel calculates page breaks when you perform any of the following operations:
- You display a print preview of your worksheet.
- In Microsoft Office Excel 2003 and in earlier versions of Excel, you click Page Setup on the File menu.
In Microsoft Office Excel 2007, you click Page Setup on the Quick Access Toolbar.
Note You may have to add this option to the toolbar manually.
- You modify any of the properties of the PageSetup object in a VBA macro.
- In Excel 2003 and in earlier versions of Excel, you select the
Page breaks check box on the View tab of the Options dialog box.
In Excel 2007, you click the Microsoft Office Button, click Excel Options, click the Advanced category, and then click to select the Show page breaks check box under the Display options for this worksheet section.
When you set a PageSetup property, automatic calculation of page breaks is enabled in Excel. By default, this property is not set.
Method 1: Manually disable the page breaks displayTo do this in Excel 2003 and in earlier versions of Excel, follow these steps:
- Click Options on the Tools menu.
- Click the View tab. Under Window options, click to clear the
Page breaks check box. Click OK.
- Click the Microsoft Office Button, and then click Excel Options.
- Click the Advanced category, and then click to clear the Show page breaks check box under the
Display options for this worksheet section.
Method 2: Disable the page breaks display programmaticallyMicrosoft provides programming examples for illustration only, without warranty either expressed or implied. This includes, but is not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. This article assumes that you are familiar with the programming language that is being demonstrated and with the tools that are used to create and to debug procedures. Microsoft support engineers can help explain the functionality of a particular procedure, but they will not modify these examples to provide added functionality or construct procedures to meet your specific requirements.
To disable the page breaks display programmatically, add the following line of code to your VBA macro.
ActiveSheet.DisplayPageBreaks = False