How to make a realistic looking digital clock in MS Excel – Part #4 – (create a clock face layout – PowerPoint design)

10/16/2019

This is the fourth part of a series of tutorials explaining how to create a realistic clock in MS Excel using free form sprites. The sprites are created in PowerPoint and imported in Excel as images. This part (part #4) deals with planning the clock face layout. The clock face is being created in PowerPoint out of MS objects (grouped collection of shapes). These objects are the digits (the clock…

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Sprite Animation – what are sprites and how to use them in Excel animation

10/03/2019

Introduction Hello everyone, in this section we will be talking about sprites and and how to use the sprites in MS Excel to create animation. This is going to be a general discussion, a demonstrative, introductory talk. It shows you what we can do with sprites in Excel. In general language, a sprite is a supernatural character like an elf or a fairy. Usually they are small and they can…

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A minigun animation in MS Office – (work in progress)

04/08/2019

This ia a preview of a minigun animation, that I developed in MS Office. This animated model could be used in future Excel games. I created the graphics in PowerPoint while the animation is being run 100% by VBA code. Join our group to find out more: https://www.facebook.com/groups/excelunusual/

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Anaglyph Stereoscopy in Excel – video preview

07/16/2011

This is a video preview of a series of posts and models covering anaglyph stereoscopy applied in Excel. The following is a list of links internal to this blog covering the aforementioned topic: – a series of five tutorials in anaglyph stereoscopy leading to the creation of a 3D rotating cube(part#1, part#2, part#3, part#4 and part#5) associated to an Excel model. – Cosmos Naive, Anaglyph Charts Demo #1 and Anaglyph…

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Excel Tetris – a video demonstration

06/29/2011

This is a video demo of an older game of Tetris model in Excel. The model is designed for Excel 2003 or earlier versions and it’s too loaded with graphics to work well in Excel 2007 or 2010. You can however try opening it in the newer versions of Excel. I wasn’t personally able to run it satisfactory in 2007. [sociallocker][/sociallocker]

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A Game of Tetris in Excel – video preview

06/28/2011

This is a video preview of an older game of Tetris model in Excel. The model is designed for Excel 2003 or earlier versions and it’s too loaded with graphics to work well in Excel 2007 or 2010. You can however try opening it in the newer versions of Excel. I wasn’t personally able to run it in 2007. [sociallocker][/sociallocker]

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VertX – a Very Useful Macro for Extracting the Vertex Coordinates of Freeforms – part #2

05/15/2011

The first macro created in this section of the tutorial improves on the previously developed macro by correcting the up-down orientation of the shape, referencing the shape position to the coordinate of the first drawn point and closing the shape by repeating the coordinates of the first point at the end of the table. A last macro is then created which can retrieve multiple shape vertex coordinates, placing them in a table…

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