Application.WindowDeactivate event (Excel)

Occurs when any workbook window is deactivated.


expression.WindowDeactivate (Wb, Wn)

expression A variable that represents an Application object.


Name Required/Optional Data type Description
Wb Required Workbook The workbook displayed in the deactivated window.
Wn Required Window The deactivated window.


For information about how to use event procedures with the Application object, see Using events with the Application object.


This example minimizes any workbook window when it's deactivated.

Private Sub Workbook_WindowDeactivate(ByVal Wn As Excel.Window) 
 Wn.WindowState = xlMinimized 
End Sub

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