VBA Enabled property of checkbox control is used to represent the user focus on the CheckBox control or not on the userform or worksheet. It sets a boolean value. The possible boolean values are either True or False.

CheckBox_Enabled_Property – Syntax

Please find the below syntax of CheckBox_Enabled_Property in Excel VBA.

CheckBoxName.Enabled=True

Or

CheckBoxName.Enabled=False

Where CheckBoxName represents the CheckBox object. In the above syntax we are using a ‘Enabled’ property of CheckBox object to set the Enabled position.

CheckBox_Enabled_Property – Explanation & Example

Here is the example for CheckBox_Enabled_Property. It will take you through how to set Enabled property of Check Box using Excel VBA. Here you can find or see how we sets or gets Enabled property of Check Box manually or using code.

CheckBox_Enabled_Property: Change Manually

Please find the following details how we are changing manually ‘Enabled’ of CheckBox property.

    1. Go To Developer Tab and then click Visual Basic from the Code or Press Alt+F11.
    2. Go To Insert Menu, Click UserForm. Please find the screenshot for the same.

Excel VBA UserForm CheckBox

    1. Drag a CheckBox on the Userform from the Toolbox.

CheckBox Properties_D

    1. Right click on the Check Box. Click on properties from the available list.

CheckBox Properties1

    1. Now you can find the properties window of CheckBox on the screen. Please find the screenshot for the same.

CheckBox Properties

    1. On the left side find ‘Enabled’ property from the available Check Box properties.
    2. On the right side you can choose either True or False from the available list. Here is the screen shot.

Enabled Property of CheckBox Control1

    1. For example, I have choosen ‘True’ option for CheckBox1. So that user can respond to the interaction with the Check Box control. You can see same in the above screen shot for your understand.
    2. When we choose ‘False’ option for CheckBox1. So that user can not respond to the interaction with the Check Box control.

CheckBox_Enabled_Property: Change Using Code

Please find the following details how we are changing Enabled of the CheckBox property with using Excel VBA code.

      1. Go To Developer Tab and then click Visual Basic from the Code or Press Alt+F11.
      2. Go To Insert Menu, Click UserForm. Please find the screenshot for the same.

Excel VBA UserForm CheckBox

      1. Drag a CheckBox on the Userform from the Toolbox. Please find the screenshot for the same.

CheckBox Properties_D

      1. Double Click on the UserForm, and select the Userform event as shown in the below screen shot.

Check Box Excel ActiveX Control _Im1

      1. Now can see the following code in the module.
Private Sub UserForm_Initialize()

End Sub
      1. Now, add the following example code1 or code2 to the in between above event procedure.

Example Code1:

'Enabled_Property of CheckBox Control
Private Sub UserForm_Initialize()
    With UserForm1        
        .CheckBox1.Enabled = True
    End With
End Sub
      1. Now, Press ‘F5’ to see the following Output.

Output: If Enabled = True
Please find the below output when we sets Enabled property of Checkbox1 value is ‘True’. It is shown in the following Screen Shot.

Enabled Property of CheckBox Control2

Example Code2:

'Enabled_Property of CheckBox Control
Private Sub UserForm_Initialize()
    With UserForm1        
        .CheckBox1.Enabled = False
    End With
End Sub
      1. Now, Press ‘F5’ to see the following Output.

Output: If Enabled = False
Please find the below output when we sets Enabled property of Checkbox1 value is ‘False’. It is shown in the following Screen Shot.

Enabled Property of CheckBox Control3

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