How to Get username in VBA ?
Sometimes in VBA projects, a programmer is required to control the access on the data or sheets. This can be achieved using two ways:
1. Design a login userform and display it on the open event of the workbook. Based on the credentials, you can control the access on the data
2. Instead of using login userform, you can get the system login user id and control the access on the data
Get UserName Syntax Code
Expression A variable that represents an application object.
ActiveCell.Value = Application.UserName
Another Method: Get Username in VBA Code
Dim strUserName As String
strUserName = Environ("Username")
Sheet1.Range("B4").Value = strUserName
To use this code in your Excel file, follow below steps:
1. Open an Excel file
2. Press Alt+F11
3. Insert a Module (Insert>Module) from menu bar
4. Paste the code in the module
5. Now add a shape in Excel sheet
6. Give a name to the shape like ‘Get Logged In User Name’
7. Right click on the shape and select ‘Assign Macro…’
8. Select ‘GetLoggedInUserName’ from the list and click on ‘Ok’ button
9. Done, click on the shape to get the logged in user name
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Here are some other VBA codes which you can use in Excel:
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