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When you run a Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) macro in a later version of Microsoft Excel, the macro may take longer to complete than it does in earlier versions of Excel. For example, a macro that required several seconds to complete in an earlier version of Excel may require several minutes to complete in a later version of Excel.
Alternatively, if you run a macro a second time, the macro may take twice as long to run as it did the first time.
This problem may occur if the following conditions are true:
When you set a PageSetup property, automatic calculation of page breaks is enabled in Excel. By default, this property is not set.
To work around this issue, use either of the following methods.
Method 1: Manually disable the page breaks displayTo do this in Excel 2003 and in earlier versions of Excel, follow these steps:
Method 2: Disable the page breaks display programmaticallyMicrosoft provides programming examples for illustration only, without warranty either expressed or implied. This includes, but is not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. This article assumes that you are familiar with the programming language that is being demonstrated and with the tools that are used to create and to debug procedures. Microsoft support engineers can help explain the functionality of a particular procedure, but they will not modify these examples to provide added functionality or construct procedures to meet your specific requirements.
To disable the page breaks display programmatically, add the following line of code to your VBA macro.
Important You must insert this line of code after you modify any of the properties of the PageSetup object, but before you modify the properties or the rows on your worksheet.