Since I cannot install Excel 2016 on the same PC as previous versions without causing unwanted problems I used a VM on my desktop and also ran the benchmark on my Surface Pro 3.This shows loops per second (higher is better) with Screen Updating On and Off, the ratio of OFF to ON and the ratio to Excel 2003.I always turn off screen updating when I run a macro that does more than look at one cells value and return it.In my experience screenupdating significantly slows Excel because it has to calculate each time you do something.Certain vba macros / codes take a long time to run or execute the actions required. Sometimes, there could be one or more macros which cover multiple processes and this status bar will be useful to know at which process, the macro has reached.If you have turned off screen updating using the line Application. I asked my coworker how long this normally takes her (because it is a horribly written macro that was hacked together) and she said about 15-20 seconds...hardly noticeable she says. Easy enough to fix though, just go to your Immediate window and turn Screen Updating to true.
If the criteria is met, then 4 arrays are filled in all using and it does this for 24 rows.Each calculation triggers some RANDBETWEEN functions with a number of dependent cells.Gurs does not want to speed up his benchmark because that would destroy his historic speed comparisons.Option Explicit Sub macro1() Dim i As Long, lrow As Long Application. After the macro is finished, the status bar will show as follows – So similarly, you can update the status bar at different parts of the code, so that the user knows what is happening as the macro is running.Hello, I'm using the above approach to connect to SAP in order to upload data from excel to SAP R/3 transaction.