Hello, First post here so brief introduction. My name is Dave and I work for a UK based company who design and manufacture bespoke hand built wheelchairs. I am by no means an Excel god and have only really been using the program for around 6 months. I set out to create a simple workbook to track the wheelchairs through the various stages of our manufacture with a simple tick box system and a click button to confirm the chair is ready for despatch. When the button is clicked an email is created and sent to the relevant recipients with certain cells from the sheet copied into the body of the mail. I use the workbook as a shared file between 2 people. So far so good. I use 1 sheet for each week and after adding the next 6 weeks or so, with 35-40 lines on each week the workbook gets somewhat clunky and slow. Each click button is assigned a separate macro and I guess this could be the route of my problem. If I use this workbook with other Excel documents open which link to MS Project, I often get the white screen crash or a complete system lockup. I patched together the VBA from other code people had posted here and there on the internet and adapted it to suit my needs. As the code just repeats is there a way to streamline it but still retain the ability the copy the correct cells into the email body? Is there a way to copy the same cells but using th row the button is on? Any help or advise would be greatly appreciated. Dave (I wasnt sure of the best way to upload the book so added a link to the file from my Dropbox) https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/13653846/Prod%20Progress.xlsb
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