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Window.ActivePane Property (Excel)

Returns a Pane object that represents the active pane in the window. Read-only.

expression .ActivePane

expression A variable that represents a Window object.

This property can be used only on worksheets and macro sheets.

This property returns a Pane object. You must use the Index property to obtain the index of the active pane.

This example activates the next pane of the active window in Book1.xls. You cannot activate the next pane if the panes are frozen. The example must be run from a workbook other than Book1.xls. Before running the example, make sure that Book1.xls has either two or four panes in the active worksheet.

Workbooks("BOOK1.XLS").Activate 
If not ActiveWindow.FreezePanes Then 
 With ActiveWindow 
 i = .ActivePane.Index 
 If i = .Panes.Count Then 
 .Panes(1).Activate 
 Else 
 .Panes(i+1).Activate 
 End If 
 End With 
End If
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