' Generates Magic Squares composed of Associated Magic Sub Squares

' Tested with Office 2007 under Windows 7

```Sub MgcSqr8c2()

Dim a(64), b(64), c(64), a1(16, 4), m(2, 4), b1(4)

y = MsgBox("Locked", vbCritical, "Routine MgcSqr8c2")
End

n2 = 0: n9 = 0: k1 = 1: k2 = 1

m1 = 1: m2 = 64: s1 = 260

t1 = Timer

'   Define Ranges

a1(1, 1) = 1
For j1 = 1 To 16

If j1 <> 1 Then a1(j1, 1) = a1(j1 - 1, 1) + 4

For j2 = 1 To 4
If j2 <> 1 Then a1(j1, j2) = a1(j1, j2 - 1) + 1
If a1(j1, j2) > 64 Then a1(j1, j2) = a1(j1, j2) - 64
Next j2

Next j1

'   Generate Squares

For j100 = 1 To 16

For j200 = 1 To 16
If j100 = j200 Then GoTo 2000

For j300 = 1 To 16
If j300 = j100 Or j300 = j200 Then GoTo 3000

For j400 = 1 To 16
If j400 = j100 Or j400 = j200 Or j400 = j300 Then GoTo 4000

m(1, 1) = a1(j100, 1): m(2, 1) = a1(j100, 4)  'Consecutive Set 1
m(1, 2) = a1(j200, 1): m(2, 2) = a1(j200, 4)  'Consecutive Set 2
m(1, 3) = a1(j300, 1): m(2, 3) = a1(j300, 4)  'Consecutive Set 3
m(1, 4) = a1(j400, 1): m(2, 4) = a1(j400, 4)  'Consecutive Set 4

For j64 = m(1, 2) To m(2, 2)                                'a(64) = 61
If b(j64) = 0 Then b(j64) = j64: c(64) = j64 Else GoTo 640
a(64) = j64

a(37) = 0.25 * s1 - a(64)
If a(37) < m1 Or a(37) > m2 Then GoTo 370:
If b(a(37)) = 0 Then b(a(37)) = a(37): c(37) = a(37) Else GoTo 370

For j63 = m(1, 3) To m(2, 3)                                'a(63) = 7
If b(j63) = 0 Then b(j63) = j63: c(63) = j63 Else GoTo 630
a(63) = j63

a(38) = 0.25 * s1 - a(63)
If a(38) < m1 Or a(38) > m2 Then GoTo 380:
If b(a(38)) = 0 Then b(a(38)) = a(38): c(38) = a(38) Else GoTo 380

For j62 = m(1, 4) To m(2, 4)                                'a(62) = 10
If b(j62) = 0 Then b(j62) = j62: c(62) = j62 Else GoTo 620
a(62) = j62

a(61) = 0.5 * s1 - a(62) - a(63) - a(64)
If a(61) < m1 Or a(61) > m2 Then GoTo 610
If b(a(61)) = 0 Then b(a(61)) = a(61): c(61) = a(61) Else GoTo 610

a(40) = -0.25 * s1 + a(62) + a(63) + a(64)
If a(40) < m1 Or a(40) > m2 Then GoTo 400:
If b(a(40)) = 0 Then b(a(40)) = a(40): c(40) = a(40) Else GoTo 400
a(39) = 0.25 * s1 - a(62)
If a(39) < m1 Or a(39) > m2 Then GoTo 390:
If b(a(39)) = 0 Then b(a(39)) = a(39): c(39) = a(39) Else GoTo 390

For j60 = m(1, 2) To m(2, 2)                                'a(60) = 62
If b(j60) = 0 Then b(j60) = j60: c(60) = j60 Else GoTo 600
a(60) = j60

a(33) = 0.25 * s1 - a(60)
If a(33) < m1 Or a(33) > m2 Then GoTo 330:
If b(a(33)) = 0 Then b(a(33)) = a(33): c(33) = a(33) Else GoTo 330

For j59 = m(1, 3) To m(2, 3)                                'a(59) = 8
If b(j59) = 0 Then b(j59) = j59: c(59) = j59 Else GoTo 590
a(59) = j59

a(34) = 0.25 * s1 - a(59)
If a(34) < m1 Or a(34) > m2 Then GoTo 340:
If b(a(34)) = 0 Then b(a(34)) = a(34): c(34) = a(34) Else GoTo 340

For j58 = m(1, 4) To m(2, 4)                                'a(58) = 11
If b(j58) = 0 Then b(j58) = j58: c(58) = j58 Else GoTo 580
a(58) = j58

a(57) = 0.5 * s1 - a(58) - a(59) - a(60)
If a(57) < m1 Or a(57) > m2 Then GoTo 570:
If b(a(57)) = 0 Then b(a(57)) = a(57): c(57) = a(57) Else GoTo 570
a(36) = -0.25 * s1 + a(58) + a(59) + a(60)
If a(36) < m1 Or a(36) > m2 Then GoTo 360:
If b(a(36)) = 0 Then b(a(36)) = a(36): c(36) = a(36) Else GoTo 360
a(35) = 0.25 * s1 - a(58)
If a(35) < m1 Or a(35) > m2 Then GoTo 350:
If b(a(35)) = 0 Then b(a(35)) = a(35): c(35) = a(35) Else GoTo 350

For j56 = m(1, 1) To m(2, 1)                                 'a(56) = 20
If b(j56) = 0 Then b(j56) = j56: c(56) = j56 Else GoTo 560
a(56) = j56

a(55) = 0.5 * s1 - a(56) - a(63) - a(64)
If a(55) < m1 Or a(55) > m2 Then GoTo 550:
If b(a(55)) = 0 Then b(a(55)) = a(55): c(55) = a(55) Else GoTo 550
a(54) = 0.5 * s1 - a(56) - a(62) - a(64)
If a(54) < m1 Or a(54) > m2 Then GoTo 540:
If b(a(54)) = 0 Then b(a(54)) = a(54): c(54) = a(54) Else GoTo 540
a(53) = -0.5 * s1 + a(56) + a(62) + a(63) + 2 * a(64)
If a(53) < m1 Or a(53) > m2 Then GoTo 530:
If b(a(53)) = 0 Then b(a(53)) = a(53): c(53) = a(53) Else GoTo 530
a(48) = 0.75 * s1 - a(56) - a(62) - a(63) - 2 * a(64)
If a(48) < m1 Or a(48) > m2 Then GoTo 480:
If b(a(48)) = 0 Then b(a(48)) = a(48): c(48) = a(48) Else GoTo 480
a(47) = -0.25 * s1 + a(56) + a(62) + a(64)
If a(47) < m1 Or a(47) > m2 Then GoTo 470:
If b(a(47)) = 0 Then b(a(47)) = a(47): c(47) = a(47) Else GoTo 470
a(46) = -0.25 * s1 + a(56) + a(63) + a(64)
If a(46) < m1 Or a(46) > m2 Then GoTo 460:
If b(a(46)) = 0 Then b(a(46)) = a(46): c(46) = a(46) Else GoTo 460
a(45) = 0.25 * s1 - a(56)
If a(45) < m1 Or a(45) > m2 Then GoTo 450:
If b(a(45)) = 0 Then b(a(45)) = a(45): c(45) = a(45) Else GoTo 450

For j52 = m(1, 1) To m(2, 1)                                'a(52) = 17
If b(j52) = 0 Then b(j52) = j52: c(52) = j52 Else GoTo 520
a(52) = j52

a(51) = 0.5 * s1 - a(52) - a(59) - a(60)
If a(51) < m1 Or a(51) > m2 Then GoTo 510:
If b(a(51)) = 0 Then b(a(51)) = a(51): c(51) = a(51) Else GoTo 510
a(50) = 0.5 * s1 - a(52) - a(58) - a(60)
If a(50) < m1 Or a(50) > m2 Then GoTo 500:
If b(a(50)) = 0 Then b(a(50)) = a(50): c(50) = a(50) Else GoTo 500
a(49) = -0.5 * s1 + a(52) + a(58) + a(59) + 2 * a(60)
If a(49) < m1 Or a(49) > m2 Then GoTo 490:
If b(a(49)) = 0 Then b(a(49)) = a(49): c(49) = a(49) Else GoTo 490
a(44) = 0.75 * s1 - a(52) - a(58) - a(59) - 2 * a(60)
If a(44) < m1 Or a(44) > m2 Then GoTo 440:
If b(a(44)) = 0 Then b(a(44)) = a(44): c(44) = a(44) Else GoTo 440
a(43) = -0.25 * s1 + a(52) + a(58) + a(60)
If a(43) < m1 Or a(43) > m2 Then GoTo 430:
If b(a(43)) = 0 Then b(a(43)) = a(43): c(43) = a(43) Else GoTo 430
a(42) = -0.25 * s1 + a(52) + a(59) + a(60)
If a(42) < m1 Or a(42) > m2 Then GoTo 420:
If b(a(42)) = 0 Then b(a(42)) = a(42): c(42) = a(42) Else GoTo 420
a(41) = 0.25 * s1 - a(52)
If a(41) < m1 Or a(41) > m2 Then GoTo 410:
If b(a(41)) = 0 Then b(a(41)) = a(41): c(41) = a(41) Else GoTo 410

For j32 = m(1, 2) To m(2, 2)                               'a(32) = 63
If b(j32) = 0 Then b(j32) = j32: c(32) = j32 Else GoTo 320
a(32) = j32

a(5) = 0.25 * s1 - a(32)
If a(5) < m1 Or a(5) > m2 Then GoTo 50:
If b(a(5)) = 0 Then b(a(5)) = a(5): c(5) = a(5) Else GoTo 50

For j31 = m(1, 3) To m(2, 3)                                'a(31) = 5
If b(j31) = 0 Then b(j31) = j31: c(31) = j31 Else GoTo 310
a(31) = j31

a(6) = 0.25 * s1 - a(31)
If a(6) < m1 Or a(6) > m2 Then GoTo 60:
If b(a(6)) = 0 Then b(a(6)) = a(6): c(6) = a(6) Else GoTo 60

For j30 = m(1, 4) To m(2, 4)                                 'a(30) = 12
If b(j30) = 0 Then b(j30) = j30: c(30) = j30 Else GoTo 300
a(30) = j30

a(29) = 0.5 * s1 - a(30) - a(31) - a(32)
If a(29) < m1 Or a(29) > m2 Then GoTo 290:
If b(a(29)) = 0 Then b(a(29)) = a(29): c(29) = a(29) Else GoTo 290
a(8) = -0.25 * s1 + a(30) + a(31) + a(32)
If a(8) < m1 Or a(8) > m2 Then GoTo 80:
If b(a(8)) = 0 Then b(a(8)) = a(8): c(8) = a(8) Else GoTo 80
a(7) = 0.25 * s1 - a(30)
If a(7) < m1 Or a(7) > m2 Then GoTo 70:
If b(a(7)) = 0 Then b(a(7)) = a(7): c(7) = a(7) Else GoTo 70

For j28 = m(1, 2) To m(2, 2)                                'a(28) = 64
If b(j28) = 0 Then b(j28) = j28: c(28) = j28 Else GoTo 280
a(28) = j28

a(1) = 0.25 * s1 - a(28)
If a(1) < m1 Or a(1) > m2 Then GoTo 10:
If b(a(1)) = 0 Then b(a(1)) = a(1): c(1) = a(1) Else GoTo 10

For j27 = m(1, 3) To m(2, 3)                                'a(27) = 6
If b(j27) = 0 Then b(j27) = j27: c(27) = j27 Else GoTo 270
a(27) = j27

a(2) = 0.25 * s1 - a(27)
If a(2) < m1 Or a(2) > m2 Then GoTo 20:
If b(a(2)) = 0 Then b(a(2)) = a(2): c(2) = a(2) Else GoTo 20

For j26 = m(1, 4) To m(2, 4)                                'a(26) = 9
If b(j26) = 0 Then b(j26) = j26: c(26) = j26 Else GoTo 260
a(26) = j26

a(25) = 0.5 * s1 - a(26) - a(27) - a(28)
If a(25) < m1 Or a(25) > m2 Then GoTo 250:
If b(a(25)) = 0 Then b(a(25)) = a(25): c(25) = a(25) Else GoTo 250
a(4) = -0.25 * s1 + a(26) + a(27) + a(28)
If a(4) < m1 Or a(4) > m2 Then GoTo 40:
If b(a(4)) = 0 Then b(a(4)) = a(4): c(4) = a(4) Else GoTo 40
a(3) = 0.25 * s1 - a(26)
If a(3) < m1 Or a(3) > m2 Then GoTo 30:
If b(a(3)) = 0 Then b(a(3)) = a(3): c(3) = a(3) Else GoTo 30

For j24 = m(1, 1) To m(2, 1)                                 'a(24) = 18
If b(j24) = 0 Then b(j24) = j24: c(24) = j24 Else GoTo 240
a(24) = j24

a(23) = 0.5 * s1 - a(24) - a(31) - a(32)
If a(23) < m1 Or a(23) > m2 Then GoTo 230:
If b(a(23)) = 0 Then b(a(23)) = a(23): c(23) = a(23) Else GoTo 230
a(22) = 0.5 * s1 - a(24) - a(30) - a(32)
If a(22) < m1 Or a(22) > m2 Then GoTo 220:
If b(a(22)) = 0 Then b(a(22)) = a(22): c(22) = a(22) Else GoTo 220
a(21) = -0.5 * s1 + a(24) + a(30) + a(31) + 2 * a(32)
If a(21) < m1 Or a(21) > m2 Then GoTo 210:
If b(a(21)) = 0 Then b(a(21)) = a(21): c(21) = a(21) Else GoTo 210
a(16) = 0.75 * s1 - a(24) - a(30) - a(31) - 2 * a(32)
If a(16) < m1 Or a(16) > m2 Then GoTo 160:
If b(a(16)) = 0 Then b(a(16)) = a(16): c(16) = a(16) Else GoTo 160
a(15) = -0.25 * s1 + a(24) + a(30) + a(32)
If a(15) < m1 Or a(15) > m2 Then GoTo 150:
If b(a(15)) = 0 Then b(a(15)) = a(15): c(15) = a(15) Else GoTo 150
a(14) = -0.25 * s1 + a(24) + a(31) + a(32)
If a(14) < m1 Or a(14) > m2 Then GoTo 140:
If b(a(14)) = 0 Then b(a(14)) = a(14): c(14) = a(14) Else GoTo 140
a(13) = 0.25 * s1 - a(24)
If a(13) < m1 Or a(13) > m2 Then GoTo 130:
If b(a(13)) = 0 Then b(a(13)) = a(13): c(13) = a(13) Else GoTo 130

For j20 = m(1, 1) To m(2, 1)                                 'a(20) = 19
If b(j20) = 0 Then b(j20) = j20: c(20) = j20 Else GoTo 200
a(20) = j20

a(19) = 0.5 * s1 - a(20) - a(27) - a(28)
If a(19) < m1 Or a(19) > m2 Then GoTo 190:
If b(a(19)) = 0 Then b(a(19)) = a(19): c(19) = a(19) Else GoTo 190
a(18) = 0.5 * s1 - a(20) - a(26) - a(28)
If a(18) < m1 Or a(18) > m2 Then GoTo 180:
If b(a(18)) = 0 Then b(a(18)) = a(18): c(18) = a(18) Else GoTo 180
a(17) = -0.5 * s1 + a(20) + a(26) + a(27) + 2 * a(28)
If a(17) < m1 Or a(17) > m2 Then GoTo 170:
If b(a(17)) = 0 Then b(a(17)) = a(17): c(17) = a(17) Else GoTo 170
a(12) = 0.75 * s1 - a(20) - a(26) - a(27) - 2 * a(28)
If a(12) < m1 Or a(12) > m2 Then GoTo 120:
If b(a(12)) = 0 Then b(a(12)) = a(12): c(12) = a(12) Else GoTo 120
a(11) = -0.25 * s1 + a(20) + a(26) + a(28)
If a(11) < m1 Or a(11) > m2 Then GoTo 110:
If b(a(11)) = 0 Then b(a(11)) = a(11): c(11) = a(11) Else GoTo 110
a(10) = -0.25 * s1 + a(20) + a(27) + a(28)
If a(10) < m1 Or a(10) > m2 Then GoTo 100:
If b(a(10)) = 0 Then b(a(10)) = a(10): c(10) = a(10) Else GoTo 100
a(9) = 0.25 * s1 - a(20)
If a(9) < m1 Or a(9) > m2 Then GoTo 90:
If b(a(9)) = 0 Then b(a(9)) = a(9): c(9) = a(9) Else GoTo 90

'                          Double Check Consecutive Integers

GoSub 900: If fl1 = 0 Then GoTo 800

n9 = n9 + 1
GoSub 650              'Print results (squares)
'                          GoSub 645              'Print results (selected numbers)
Erase b, c: GoTo 4000  'Print only first square (Option)

800 b(c(9)) = 0: c(9) = 0
90  b(c(10)) = 0: c(10) = 0
100 b(c(11)) = 0: c(11) = 0
110 b(c(12)) = 0: c(12) = 0
120 b(c(17)) = 0: c(17) = 0
170 b(c(18)) = 0: c(18) = 0
180 b(c(19)) = 0: c(19) = 0
190 b(c(20)) = 0: c(20) = 0
200 Next j20

b(c(13)) = 0: c(13) = 0
130 b(c(14)) = 0: c(14) = 0
140 b(c(15)) = 0: c(15) = 0
150 b(c(16)) = 0: c(16) = 0
160 b(c(21)) = 0: c(21) = 0
210 b(c(22)) = 0: c(22) = 0
220 b(c(23)) = 0: c(23) = 0
230 b(c(24)) = 0: c(24) = 0
240 Next j24

b(c(3)) = 0: c(3) = 0
30  b(c(4)) = 0: c(4) = 0
40  b(c(25)) = 0: c(25) = 0
250 b(c(26)) = 0: c(26) = 0
260 Next j26

b(c(2)) = 0: c(2) = 0
20  b(c(27)) = 0: c(27) = 0
270 Next j27

b(c(1)) = 0: c(1) = 0
10  b(c(28)) = 0: c(28) = 0
280 Next j28

b(c(7)) = 0: c(7) = 0
70  b(c(8)) = 0: c(8) = 0
80  b(c(29)) = 0: c(29) = 0
290 b(c(30)) = 0: c(30) = 0
300 Next j30

b(c(6)) = 0: c(6) = 0
60  b(c(31)) = 0: c(31) = 0
310 Next j31

b(c(5)) = 0: c(5) = 0
50  b(c(32)) = 0: c(32) = 0
320 Next j32

b(c(41)) = 0: c(41) = 0
410 b(c(42)) = 0: c(42) = 0
420 b(c(43)) = 0: c(43) = 0
430 b(c(44)) = 0: c(44) = 0
440 b(c(49)) = 0: c(49) = 0
490 b(c(50)) = 0: c(50) = 0
500 b(c(51)) = 0: c(51) = 0
510 b(c(52)) = 0: c(52) = 0
520 Next j52

b(c(45)) = 0: c(45) = 0
450 b(c(46)) = 0: c(46) = 0
460 b(c(47)) = 0: c(47) = 0
470 b(c(48)) = 0: c(48) = 0
480 b(c(53)) = 0: c(53) = 0
530 b(c(54)) = 0: c(54) = 0
540 b(c(55)) = 0: c(55) = 0
550 b(c(56)) = 0: c(56) = 0
560 Next j56

b(c(35)) = 0: c(35) = 0
350 b(c(36)) = 0: c(36) = 0
360 b(c(57)) = 0: c(57) = 0
570 b(c(58)) = 0: c(58) = 0
580 Next j58

b(c(34)) = 0: c(34) = 0
340 b(c(59)) = 0: c(59) = 0
590 Next j59

b(c(33)) = 0: c(33) = 0
330 b(c(60)) = 0: c(60) = 0
600 Next j60

b(c(39)) = 0: c(39) = 0
390 b(c(40)) = 0: c(40) = 0
400 b(c(61)) = 0: c(61) = 0
610 b(c(62)) = 0: c(62) = 0
620 Next j62

b(c(38)) = 0: c(38) = 0
380 b(c(63)) = 0: c(63) = 0
630 Next j63

b(c(37)) = 0: c(37) = 0
370 b(c(64)) = 0: c(64) = 0
640 Next j64

4000 Next j400
3000 Next j300
2000 Next j200
Next j100

t2 = Timer
t10 = Str(t2 - t1) + " sec., " + Str(n9) + " Solutions for sum" + Str(s1)
y = MsgBox(t10, 0, "Routine MgcSqr8c2")

End

'   Print results (selected numbers)

645 For i1 = 1 To 64
Cells(n9, i1).Value = a(i1)
Next i1

Return

'   Print results (squares)

650 n2 = n2 + 1
If n2 = 5 Then
n2 = 1: k1 = k1 + 9: k2 = 1
Else
If n9 > 1 Then k2 = k2 + 9
End If

Cells(k1, k2 + 1).Select
Range(Cells(k1, k2 + 1), Cells(k1, k2 + 4)).Font.Color = -4165632
'   Cells(k1, k2 + 1).Value = n9	'Option (Fixed Ranges)
Cells(k1, k2 + 1).Value = j100
Cells(k1, k2 + 2).Value = j200
Cells(k1, k2 + 3).Value = j300
Cells(k1, k2 + 4).Value = j400

i3 = 0
For i1 = 1 To 8
For i2 = 1 To 8
i3 = i3 + 1
Cells(k1 + i1, k2 + i2).Value = a(i3)
Next i2
Next i1

Return

'   Double Check Consecutive Integers

900 fl1 = 1

b1(1) = a(1):  b1(2) = a(5):  b1(3) = a(33): b1(4) = a(37): GoSub 950: If fl1 = 0 Then Return
b1(1) = a(2):  b1(2) = a(6):  b1(3) = a(34): b1(4) = a(38): GoSub 950: If fl1 = 0 Then Return
b1(1) = a(3):  b1(2) = a(7):  b1(3) = a(35): b1(4) = a(39): GoSub 950: If fl1 = 0 Then Return
b1(1) = a(4):  b1(2) = a(8):  b1(3) = a(36): b1(4) = a(40): GoSub 950: If fl1 = 0 Then Return
b1(1) = a(9):  b1(2) = a(13): b1(3) = a(41): b1(4) = a(45): GoSub 950: If fl1 = 0 Then Return
b1(1) = a(10): b1(2) = a(14): b1(3) = a(42): b1(4) = a(46): GoSub 950: If fl1 = 0 Then Return
b1(1) = a(11): b1(2) = a(15): b1(3) = a(43): b1(4) = a(47): GoSub 950: If fl1 = 0 Then Return
b1(1) = a(12): b1(2) = a(16): b1(3) = a(44): b1(4) = a(48): GoSub 950: If fl1 = 0 Then Return
b1(1) = a(17): b1(2) = a(21): b1(3) = a(49): b1(4) = a(53): GoSub 950: If fl1 = 0 Then Return
b1(1) = a(18): b1(2) = a(22): b1(3) = a(50): b1(4) = a(54): GoSub 950: If fl1 = 0 Then Return
b1(1) = a(19): b1(2) = a(23): b1(3) = a(51): b1(4) = a(55): GoSub 950: If fl1 = 0 Then Return
b1(1) = a(25): b1(2) = a(29): b1(3) = a(57): b1(4) = a(61): GoSub 950: If fl1 = 0 Then Return
Return

'   Sorteren

950 k3 = 4: fl = 1
While fl
fl = 0
For j1 = 1 To k3 - 1
If b1(j1) > b1(j1 + 1) Then
b2 = b1(j1): b1(j1) = b1(j1 + 1): b1(j1 + 1) = b2
fl = 1: GoTo 5
End If
5       Next j1
k3 = k3 - 1
Wend

'   Check Consecutive Integers

For j1 = 2 To 4
If b1(j1) - b1(j1 - 1) <> 1 Then fl1 = 0: Exit For
Next j1

Return

End Sub
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