Sunday, February 01, 2009

How to add a user defined function to a Category using Excel VBA Macro

How to Categorize the User Defined Function using VBA Macro

The following code adds the Get_Net_Working_Days UDF to the Date & Time Category.

Sub Add_UDF_To_Category()

Application.MacroOptions Macro:="PERSONAL.XLSB!Get_Net_Working_Days", Category:=2, Description:="Returns Net Working Days for 2009" '

End Sub

The above snippet uses the MacroOptions function that sets/resets properties that are available in Macro Options dialog

Insert Function Dialog – Before Macro

Insert Function Dialog – After Macro


  1. You can create your categories by supplying a custom string for the Category:= parameter.

    For example: Category:="My UDF's"

  2. See:

    Jan Karel Pieterse
    Excel MVP


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