VBA Grab Active Window Index

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Dim iStartBook As Long, iNewBook As Long
iStartBook = ActiveWindow.Index
ActiveWindow.NewWindow
iNewBook = ActiveWindow.Index
I'm trying to grab the "2" that .NewWindow generates. The above gives 1 both times, despite the obvious 2 in the caption after you run it. So what property works? What does .Index mean here?



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Sub RMPProducer()

OldPath = "S:RMBS_Performance_Analytics Analysis1 Staging Folder For Monthly Model Templates2007200704VVDeals"
Dim t As Workbook
Dim s As String
Dim a As Window

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.NewSearch
.LookIn = OldPath
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.Filename = "*.xls"
.MatchTextExactly = True
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