I have a question about Slicer and hope you could help with.
I created a report using Excel 2010, and used a few Slicers in the report. Is there a way to turn on and turn off these slicers using VBA so that people without Excel 2010 can use the drop-downs instead of slicers?
Any information is much appreciated.
Thank you so much!
the slice itself has not visible or hidden type property. However, it is a shape and that does have such a property. You can try something like this code:
Sub HideShowObjects() If ActiveSheet.Range("AF1").Value Then
ActiveSheet.Shapes("Region").Visible = True
ActiveSheet.Shapes("2014 Carryover").Visible = True
ActiveSheet.Shapes("Capitalized 2015 USD").Visible = True
ActiveSheet.Shapes("Sub Function 1").Visible = True
ActiveSheet.Shapes("Region").Visible = False
ActiveSheet.Shapes("2014 Carryover").Visible = False
ActiveSheet.Shapes("Capitalized 2015 USD").Visible = False
ActiveSheet.Shapes("Sub Function 1").Visible = False
You probably need to hide them when you close your workbook in Excel 2010 and only have them shown again in the workbook_Open event once you check that the version supports slicers. Make sure you save your workbook once you hide them.
Also note that Jan Karel Pieterse who is also an excel expert here, has written some articles on programming slicers - so his background is more extensive than mine in this area.
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