Join Dennis Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video Using scroll bars and spin buttons to facilitate forms creation, part of Excel Tips Weekly.
- In this worksheet we’re seeing two examples…of form controls: a scroll bar and a spin button.…They’re very similar.…The scroll bar does have an advantage…in ease of use when dealing with larger numbers.…You’ve probably seen these, too.…Not only with internet usage, but perhaps…in some Excel worksheets.…They’re easy to use and they’re, if not self-explanatory,…fairly close.…I’ve got a scroll bar up here.…I’m going to drag this slider bar…to the right a little bit.…Keep an eye on cell C2 as I’m doing this.…Typically form controls are linked…to a certain cell, in this case: C2.…
The chart to the right is also linked to cell C2,…and so when I finally let go of the mouse here…the number “35” is present, we also see that…being reflected in the chart.…Now, if I need to change the score…I can certainly use the slider bar, or if…it’s nearby maybe I’ll just use the arrows here;…something like this.…That’s the chart reacting as cell C2 changes.…I can slide this farther to the right,…and as I start to click the arrows here,…
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