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Kiosk

Version 9


Introduction


If you have already purchased this Software, let me take a moment to thank you for being a loyal customer
You are entitled to free lifetime updates for ALL future builds

This documentation is to help you understand the Software and to give you a more meaningful insight into what it can do. Please go through the documentation and read it carefully · Moderate VBA skills will be required

Requirements

You will need the following Excel Version & Prerequisite to use this Software

  1. Excel 2010, 2013 & 2016 (32bit or 64bit)
  2. Basic Excel skills to add the File as an AddIn
  3. Access to the VBOM (a setting in Excel) & Macro's must be enabled
  4. Windows PC · NOT a Mac!

No support is provided for customization or development of this Software






About Kiosk #back to top

Kiosk Full Screen Excel AddIn for Excel 2013+. Go Kiosk mode as Full Screen with a Border, Full Screen without a Border or a Manual Window size with or without a Border. Hide any othe common Excel objects like the Ribbon, Worksheet Tabs, Gridlines, Formula Bar etc. All of the settings before launching are embedded into Excel and added back after pressing {F4}. This is Version 9, the best one yet!

Kiosk Image

Getting Started #back to top

The download File - Kiosk_v9_AddIn.zip

Right-click and extract the Zip Archive to your PC. Two Files will be extracted, Kiosk_v9_AddIn.xlsm and Kiosk_v9_AddIn.xlam

The download File - Kiosk_v9_AddIn.xlam

Install the 'Kiosk_v9_AddIn.xlam' File. Copy Kiosk_v9_AddIn.xlam. Open Excel. File->Options. Click on Add-ins. Click 'Go...'. Click 'Browse'. Right-click and Paste the AddIn. Select the File and click OK. Click OK again

Quick Steps

1. Open a Workbook of your choice. On the View Tab of the Ribbon select a Full Screen Mode and press the Kiosk Icon to launch the WIndow - remember to press {F4} Key to return all of the settings back to normal

The download File - Kiosk_v9_AddIn.xlsm

Open the 'Kiosk_v9_AddIn.xlsm' File. Sheet1 contains the Kiosk Icon and internally will store the Radiobutton PNG images. The Settings Sheet will internally store all of the settings each time a Kiosk WIndow is launched

Quick Steps

1. On the View Tab of the Ribbon select a Full Screen Mode and press the Kiosk Icon to launch the Window - remember to press {F4} Key to return all of the settings back to normal - Kiosk is best ran as an AddIn

The AddIn #back to top

The Kiosk AddIn is added to the View Tab of the Ribbon after the 'Workbook Views' Group

Here are all of the AddIn Settings:

Kiosk Settings

The first Group contains the Kiosk Button which launches whatever Mode is selected - press this after you have selected any of the other settings remembering that {F4} will exit Kiosk Mode. The next Group are the Radiobuttons used to select a single Mode in which to go Full Screen or Manual size. The choices are Border, Borderless, Manual Border or Manual Borderless. The first two options will both go Full Screen, whereas the second two will render a Window for Excel based upon the settings for the Kiosk Metrics. The third Group, the 'Full Screen Hide' Group, contains checkboxes that can be set to Hide any or all of the Excel Objects like Headings or the Formula Bar. Lastly the fourth Group, the 'Kiosk Metrics' are used to change the Top, Left, Widht and Height of a Kiosk Excel Window on the fly

Screen Shots #back to top

Excel Kiosk Manual Window 640px by 400px at Top position zero and Left position zero, with a Border and only the Formula Bar and the Status Bar rendered

Kiosk Manual Excel Border Window Screen Shot

Excel Kiosk Manual Window 640px by 400px at Top position zero and Left position zero, without a Border and only the Formula Bar and the Status Bar rendered. Please Note: the Border you see is my Desktop Window below when Excel is still selected. If you click out of the Window Excel has no visible Border

Kiosk Manual Excel Borderless Window Screen Shot

Excel Kiosk Window Full Screen with a Border and showing a visible Formula Bar and Status Bar

Kiosk Full Screen with a Border Window Screen Shot

Excel Kiosk Window Full Screen without a Border and showing a visible Horizontal Scrollbar, Formula Bar and Status Bar

Kiosk Full Screen without a Border Window Screen Shot

Videos #back to top

Installing the Kiosk AddIn and going Full Screen

Here is a quick video demonstrating how easy it is to install the Kiosk AddIn and then launch Full Screen. I also create a smaller Bordered WIndow on the Screen, hiding all of the Excel Objects except the Cursor

Here is a video demonstrating Kiosk Full Screen AddIn with my Holiday Planner Software

There are currently no frequently asked questions about this Software that cannot be answered via this documentation

Support #back to top

Please remember you have purchased very affordable Software and you have not paid for a full-time Software design agency - I am but one man. Occasionally I may help with small tweaks, but these requests will be put on a much lower priority due to their nature. You have not PAID for Support, Support is 100% optional and I provide it for your convenience, so please be patient, polite and respectful

Support (limited) for my Software includes:

* Responding to questions or problems regarding the Software and its features
* Fixing valid (replicated) bugs and reported issues for the VERSION I HAVE WRITTEN

Software support does not include:

* Customization and installation services
* Support for third party software or ANY kind of development whatsoever

Before seeking support, please...

* Make sure your question is a valid Software Issue and not a customization request
* Make sure you have read through the documentation and any related video guides before asking support on how to accomplish a task
* Make sure to double check the Software FAQs or online documentation
* Ensure that you access to the VBOM is allowed and that Macros can run in Excel
* Make sure to provide 'proof of purchase' and state the name / version of the Software that you are having issues with when requesting support by Email or via Facebook

How to get Support

Contact Mark Kubiszyn on the Email address provided when you purchased the Software, including the Order Number
Contact Kubiszyn.co.uk via our Facebook Page - remember to be patient, if there has been an issue with your download, I will always respond within 48 hours and will Email you the File directly if neccessary or via Messanger. For other issues the response time may be considerably longer and I may choose to respond to specific questions only (as is my right), depending on what has been asked

Version History (Changelog) #back to top

You can find the version history in the Code Module for any Macro-enabled Software or read more information below. The latest Version is always shown first


Changelog

01.05.2019 - (Version 9) an Excel Full Screen AddIn released - all other Versions are now deprecated!