How to Insert Excel VBA Radio Button Input Box (3 Easy Methods)

This tutorial will demonstrate how to insert an excel VBA radio button input box. Radio buttons are mainly used as options in cases where different choices are available. We have seen many web pages where these buttons are available for the ease of the users. So, we should learn how to insert an excel VBA radio button input box.


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3 Easy Methods to Insert Excel VBA Radio Button Input Box

There are 3 methods for inserting an excel VBA radio button input box. If you follow the steps correctly, you should learn how to insert an excel VBA radio button input box on your own. The steps are:

1. Inserting One VBA Radio Button in Excel

In this case, we aim to insert only one VBA radio button input box. The steps of this method are.

Steps:

  • First, go to Developer > Insert > Option Button options.

Using Developer tab to Insert Excel VBA Radio Button Input Box

  • Next, then insert the desired cell you want to insert the VBA radio button.

Option Button to Insert Excel VBA Radio Button Input Box

  • Finally, you can set the desired name and you will get the below result.


2. Adding Multiple VBA Radio Buttons Using Developer Tab

Now, our target is to insert multiple VBA radio buttons by using the Developer Tab option. The steps of this method are.

Steps:

  • At first, go to Developer > Insert > Option Button options.

Developer Tab to Insert Excel VBA Radio Button Input Box

  • Second, you will the below result.

  • Third, if you do the same step one more time then you will get the same result only this time it will be named “Radio Button 2”.

Using Developer Tab to Insert Excel VBA Radio Button Input Box

  • Last, you can repeat the same steps to get your desired result.

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3. Inserting Multiple Radio Buttons by Copy Pasting

We can also insert multiple VBA radio buttons by using the Developer Tab option. The steps of this method are.

Steps:

  • To begin with, insert the radio button like the first method go to Developer > Insert > Option Button options to get the one button.
  • Then, right-click on the button and press the option Copy or press the Ctrl+C options.

Copying to Insert Excel VBA Radio Button Input Box

  • In addition, press the Ctrl+V options to paste the copied button. The copied button will have the same name as the original button.

Pasting to Insert Excel VBA Radio Button Input Box

  • Finally, if you repeat the steps you will get the desired result.


Grouping VBA Radio Buttons in Excel

Now, we want to group multiple VBA radio buttons so that we can easily know the selected range for a certain decision. The steps of this method are.

Steps:

  • First, go to go to Developer > Insert > Group options.

Grouping to Insert Excel VBA Radio Button Input Box

  • Second, you will get the desired result.

Grouping to Insert Excel VBA Radio Button Input Box

  • Last, you have to insert all the buttons inside this box so that one can understand them as group buttons. If you want to link buttons to any cells you have to do it for one button others will automatically be linked.

Read More: How to Group Radio Buttons in Excel (2 Simple Methods)


How to Delete VBA Radio Buttons in Excel

Sometimes, we need to delete unnecessary buttons in excel by following the below steps.

Steps:

  • At first, right-click on the unnecessary button.

Selecting button to Insert Excel VBA Radio Button Input Box

  • Second, press the Delete option.
  • Last, you will get the desired result.

Deleting Button to Insert Excel VBA Radio Button Input Box


Fixing Position of VBA Radio Buttons in Excel

If you want to change the position of the VBA radio buttons then you can do this by following the below steps.

Steps:

  • At first, right-click on the cell you want to change position and then press the Format Control option.

Fixing Position to Insert Excel VBA Radio Button Input Box

  • Second, go to the Properties > Move but don’t size with cells > OK options in the Format Control dialog box.

Using Format Control Dialog box to Insert Excel VBA Radio Button Input Box

  • Last, you will be able to make the desired changes like the below image.


Comparison Between VBA Radio Button and Checkbox in Excel

We want to compare the VBA radio button with the checkbox in excel. Though the radio button and the checkbox in excel look similar they have slight differences from each other. In the case of using a radio button, one person can select only one option among all the buttons. But a checkbox allows one to select multiple buttons at the same time.

So, if you want your audience to select one option then go for the radio button option but if you want to give them multiple options to select then use the checkbox option in excel.


Conclusion

Henceforth, follow the above-described methods. Hopefully, these methods will help you to insert an excel VBA radio button input box. We will be glad to know if you can execute the task in any other way. Follow the ExcelDemy website for more articles like this. Please feel free to add comments, suggestions, or questions in the section below if you have any confusion or face any problems. We will try our best to solve the problem or work with your suggestions.


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Zehad Rian Jim

Zehad Rian Jim

Hi there! I am Zehad Rian Jim. I graduated with a bachelor's degree in engineering from BUET. Currently, I am working as a technical content writer at ExcelDemy. You will find all my articles on Microsoft Excel on this site. Outside of the workplace, my hobbies and interests include watching movies, tv series, and meeting new people. I also enjoy sports. My favorite sports are Cricket (to watch and play) and Badminton (play).

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