Application.WorkbookActivate event (Excel)

Occurs when any workbook is activated.


expression.WorkbookActivate (Wb)

expression A variable that represents an Application object.


Name Required/Optional Data type Description
Wb Required Workbook The activated workbook.

Return value



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


This example arranges open windows when a workbook is activated.

Private Sub App_WorkbookActivate(ByVal Wb As Workbook) 
 Application.Windows.Arrange xlArrangeStyleTiled 
End Sub

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