I had a simple requirement recently, I wanted to create a form where it was possible to navigate around using shortcut keys. Easy you would think, just assign accelerator keys to labels and/or commandbuttons … problem solved. Unfortunately, I also have a number of frames with multiple checkboxes in them, groups of checkboxes. And guess what, frames don’t support the accelerator property. My first thought was to overlay the frame with a label and blank out the frame caption. As labels have an accelerator property, this should work, using a shortcut key would hotkey to the label and then you … Continue reading Why Does Excel Make It So Hard?