If this is a problem that you are having with Excel 2013, then follow the steps in our guide below to disable the option and improve performance in the program. Office 2013 64bit +Windows 7. Took me a bit of examination to realize that the left column is the cumulative time and the right is segment by segment. I'd love to hear your story! Excel Freezes in Only One Spreadsheet If the problem only occurs when only one spreadsheet file is open, there is something in the file causing the problem. Recently my client just migrated Microsoft office 2003 to 2013.
Screen Updating The first macro I ever ran was a co-worker's that took 30 minutes to finish executing it did a lot of stuff and was very poorly written. If you wish to thank me, please do so by as she is in a battle against Cancer. And by touch a mean a shit-ton. I know it's not the spreadsheet because the sheet filters fine on other computers. If you have access to several machines—perhaps even some out of the office—try the macro on them to see what happens. Step 4 works for me, thanks. This may be contributing to some of the slowness.
If screen updates aren't necessary while running the macro, consider disabling this feature so your macro can run a bit faster. A big disappointment as I bought the Surface to replace the Toshiba and it is much worse. However, this should resolve speed issues after this point, where protection is required. Some people even go as far as disabling auto-calculation whenever they want to make an additional change to their file. Check out one method for counting duplicate records in Excel. A very sweet bridge from Excel to Python is DataNitro. Unfortunately i have already tried this and still very slow.
Microsoft Weekly Newsletter Be your company's Microsoft insider with the help of these Windows and Office tutorials and our experts' analyses of Microsoft's enterprise products. I had to upgrade to 2013 when my work gave me a new work laptop. The code can be faster if, for macro execution time, you set calculation to manual: Application. But here are some more ideas on this forum:. Why it's slower in 2013 is anybody's guess, no way to know really without seeing your book operate in both versions. AutoFilter 'if an autofilter already exists this is removed ActiveSheet.
I'm sure there are other things that can be done to speed things up. If it runs faster, then you know that there is something unseen at play on the slow 2010 system. Of cause the file size is about 2. This ran in the blink of an eye in 2010, but took several seconds in 2013. If I opened a new instance and closed it, that instance would show up too, etc, etc. At the end of the day, my question is not so much about how to make the macro more efficient although that always helps but more about why the exact same code on the exact same files should run so much slower on the later version of Excel running on a later version of Windows.
I have always had a penchant for Microsoft, but as an analyst I just cannot find this to be acceptable. Maybe turn off calculations completely, then calculate only A1 and the cell you're copying during each iteration of the loop. Check how long a recalculation of your sheet takes: Hit F9 and see if there is a noticable time until it's done in the status line, percentages are counting to 100 or such. I've noticed that some spreadsheets with macros do not transfer well from one version of Excel to another. Hopefully you can provide some insight. Maybe OffTopic but maybe it will help somebody who read this. So if you pull all the stuff out that should just go before and after the full run to a separate procedure that calls this, then that itself should help.
Unprotect cPass With Cells cell. Value 'Update charts Sheets Sheet. This opens the Excel Options window. Because it ties into Python, one can extend it in pretty much any direction. To learn more, see our.
It could also be that there is something different with the newer machine, even if the difference is subtle. Although technically Windows 7 says my driver is already updated, I tried finding a more updated driver externally, and manually installed that. Doesn't matter if I'm copying hundreds of cells with formulas or 1 plain text cell, it still takes 40-50 seconds. That really did the trick for me I had a similar problem but the solution was a bit different. I have a workbook that run unnoticeably in all versions of Excel prior to 2013. Value Next c With Application.