VBA Code to Generate a Random Password with Specific Criteria in Excel

VBA Code:

' VBA Code to Generate a Random Password with Specific Criteria in Excel

Sub GenerateRandomPassword()
    Dim ws As Worksheet
    Dim rng As Range
    Dim passwordLength As Integer
    Dim password As String
    ' Set the worksheet and range to generate the password
    Set ws = ThisWorkbook.Worksheets("Sheet1") ' Replace with the name of your worksheet
    Set rng = ws.Range("A1") ' Replace with the cell where you want to generate the password
    ' Set the desired password length
    passwordLength = 8 ' Adjust as needed
    ' Generate the password with the specified criteria
    password = GenerateRandomPassword(passwordLength)
    ' Assign the generated password to the cell
    rng.Value = password
    ' Display a message
    MsgBox "Random password has been generated."
End Sub

Function GenerateRandomPassword(length As Integer) As String
    Dim validChars As String
    Dim password As String
    Dim i As Integer
    Dim charIndex As Integer
    ' Define the valid characters for the password
    validChars = "ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZabcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz0123456789!@#$%^&*()_+-="
    Randomize ' Initialize the random number generator
    ' Generate the password by randomly selecting characters from the valid characters set
    For i = 1 To length
        charIndex = Int((Len(validChars) * Rnd) + 1)
        password = password & Mid(validChars, charIndex, 1)
    Next i
    GenerateRandomPassword = password
End Function

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