Racing Rectangles and Excel VBA
1st macro programming project for Excel spreadsheets has
been assigned. It was handed out in late August or early September
during the 1st or 2nd week of class, but that was a very simple version.
- See the November 12th, 2001 user
interface for the
racing rectangles game. Has the extra feature of allowing
celebrating a victory to be turned on of off.
- Pausing without using the Timer function can be done by
Windows sleep API instead.
- See the user interface for the
racing rectangles game. All rectangles are in the starting
- Handout from September of 2001,
version of racing rectangles. YOU ARE NOT TO DO THIS SIMPLE VERSION,
except perhaps as a warmup to prepare yourself for the real project.
- See another user interface
snapshot, the exciting finish of the one of the races. The finish
line dancing rectangle touchdown celebration is NOT shown.
- See the RaceEm macro code
for the Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) program. You have this on
a handout, but the Photoshop annotations are useful to see and study here.
- See the
ResetRace macro, as well as the pauseDelayAmt() macro.
The screen snapshots of the VBA code window are annotated with
Photoshop graphics, so they should be helpful to study.
You have this code on your handout.
- Due date: by Monday, September 11th
at the start of class.