You may have to before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. When applied to an Excel 4. The Delimiter argument must be a string. It is part of workbooks collection. This restriction doesn't apply to Microsoft Excel 4. Why are Halloween and Christmas the same? I am using some code which opens another file to get data. Is it possible to write a macro that will start with the first file in a folder, open it and update links, run a macro, save and close, and open the next file in the folder until it has open all the files in the folder.
Not all files need to be read line-by-line which is usually inefficient. The last file you referenced was missing the space before. When I click them nothing happens. After the code is executed Excel shows a message that the cell that was clicked was protected etc etc. I feel like we are so close.
I need it to save to a shared folder on a network drive. We all have different situations and it's impossible to account for every particular need one might have. Attributes And ReadOnly End Function If you are opening the workbook read-only I guess your function always returns false, unless some other process or user has the file open. If it is already open, it displays a message at the end of the update process. The file will be opened, but not as read-only. They don't even seem to click.
Thanks Check out our new reputation system. However, as explained , the fact that GetOpenFilename doesn't actually open the file makes this a very versatile method. GetOpenFilename method can return different types of data. Since this argument allows you to create several filters, Excel needs a way to determine which the default one is. Argument 5: MultiSelect The MultiSelect argument of the Application.
I don't mind saving over the existing version once the changes are made, for example: 1. FollowHyperlink pdf End Sub So then I tried to create an instance of acrobat by setting a reference to the acrobat object but I can't get this to work either! This language is generally English. I have a template that automatically populates the date field with the current date when opened, using today. GetOpenFilename method doesn't open the file chosen by the user. The main reason to use the Application. But some of the spreadsheets have read-only passwords on them. All of the buttons were working fine.
Hello monfro, More information requested, regarding your question. Set the file to read-only with a Macro By using a Macro, it is possible to set the file to read-only when the file is opened. Regards, Giovanni We have an Excel spreadsheet that sits on the network. Hello, I have a macro created to create hyperlines to two files, open them, and then close them. The purpose of this section is to help you get some basic awareness of some of the things you can do when using these methods in your macros. Then I saved and closed the workbook and went to lunch.
The Save As window will appear. A very quick overview of what I'm doing. Can you explain what it does as I would rather learn something than just copy the code. It helps to open workbook as read only file. By choosing the value of the Format argument, you specify what delimiter is used.
Specifies what is the custom character to be used as delimiter. See if this works ok for your situation. Argument 3: ReadOnly If you set the ReadOnly argument to True, the Excel workbook is opened in read-only mode. The sample file path above is relatively simple. Clicking save just invokes the same msgbox again. The only thing I could suspect was I think this started around about the time I installed xlDennis' code library. If I use this code: With ActiveWorkbook If.