Application.Wait Method (Excel)
Published: July 16, 2012
Pauses a running macro until a specified time. Returns
True if the specified time has arrived.
. Wait( ) Time
A variable that represents an Application object. Parameters
The time at which you want the macro to resume, in Microsoft Excel date format.
Wait method suspends all Microsoft Excel activity and may prevent you from performing other operations on your computer while Wait is in effect. However, background processes such as printing and recalculation continue.
This example pauses a running macro until 6:23 P.M. today.
This example pauses a running macro for approximately 10 seconds.
newHour = Hour(Now())
newMinute = Minute(Now())
newSecond = Second(Now()) + 10
waitTime = TimeSerial(newHour, newMinute, newSecond)
This example displays a message indicating whether 10 seconds have passed.
If Application.Wait(Now + TimeValue("0:00:10")) Then
MsgBox "Time expired"