XLL+ Class Library (7.0)

UseTimer Sample

Demonstrates how to use a timer to execute a macro function at regular intervals


This sample add-in shows how to use the CXllApp::Excel method to run a macro function at a specific time.

Classes and functions used

CXllApp::Excel | CXlOper::GetActiveCell | CXlOper::SetValue | ::XlNow

Sample project

Each sample project is located in a sub-directory of the Samples directory of the XLL+ installation. To use the sample project, open the solution file UseTimer.sln or the project file UseTimer.vcproj.

You can enable debugging under Excel by using the Setup Debugging command in the XLL+ ToolWindow.

When delivered, the help files are excluded from the build. You can enable the help build by selecting the files UseTimer.help.xml and UseTimer.chm in the Solution Explorer, and using the right-click menu to view Properties. Select the page "Configuration Properties/General" and set the "Excluded from build" property to "No". See Generating help in the User Guide for more information.

See Also

List of Sample Projects