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Adding Buttons to Your Worksheet in Excel

Adding buttons to your worksheet in Excel can be a great way to make your data more interactive and easier to use. Buttons can be used to launch macros, open files or links, and even run VBA code. Here's a quick overview of how to add buttons to your worksheets in Excel.

1. Insert a Shape

To insert a button, first go to the Insert tab on the ribbon and then click Shapes. This will open a menu of different shapes that you can insert into your worksheet. For our purposes, we'll choose the Rectangle shape.

Once you've selected the Rectangle shape, click anywhere on your worksheet to insert it. You can then resize and move the button into place.

2. Assign a Macro

Now that you have your button inserted, it's time to assign a macro to it. To do this, right-click on the button and select Assign Macro. This will open the Assign Macro dialog box.

In the Assign Macro dialog box, you can either choose an existing macro from the list or create a new one by clicking the New button. Once you've selected or created your macro, click OK. Your button is now assigned!

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