Lookup In Closed Workbook Without Opening

Jan 22, 2010

I want to lookup data in a closed workbook, that is located on my desktop, without having to open that workbook. I have been trying code as follows, but having problems with the syntax.

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I found many examples on this forum of how one can pull in data from closed workbooks, or copy it and have it stored in the active sheet. So far so good, but I need a solution which would do the opposite - I need the macro to take a range of data form the active sheet store it in a closed workbook and save any changes in the target workbook without opening it.

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Sub Example_of_Vlookup()
Dim lookFor As Range
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Column D = Dates to be used in each of the matches.

Cell C2 = data-validation cell, for choosing the specific Named Range that contains the data to be returned from the closed wb.

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find the error in the cell formula (or named range formula) thatís preventing this from working correctly? (see atttached files)

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[url]

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