I have created several excel files as I cannot open them all at once since they are too large. So I have to open one excel file whilst closing another.
I want a macro that opens the excel file part 1 and part 2. Then it should close part 1 and after closing part 1 it should open part 3. Once part 3 is open, part 2 should be closed and when part 2 is closed part 4 should open. When part 4 is open, then part 3 should be closed and part 5 should open.
I have a folder which has a set of files (Files may be anything like excel,pdf,word..etc).My rrequirement is: When i run the macro the first file to last file should open and wait for 5 sec and then close..I mean first time the first file should open and wait for 5 sec and close..Next 2 nd files shoul open and close after 5 sec..next third files should open and close after 5 sec...Like wise till last file..Is this possible to achive through macro code..
I have a macro that opens all workbooks from one directory and runs a macro for each workbook to clean up the data. I cannot figure out how to take all those open workbooks and save them to another directory and close the workbook. Also, I do not want the macro workbook (xlsm) to save. I only want it to close. I am working in 2007 Excel.
Below is the code to open a csv file and paste it in the workbook "ResultFile". When i click on a button, a csv file will open to copy the values and paste it in "Resultfile". Now, i want to close the csv or excel file to be closed once copying has done.
I am working with a bunch of files to do a dashboard. I have the main file which shows end results and what my users will see "Dashboard". I have about 10-15 files which I export weekly from MS Access. and I have the "Dashboard Data" file. In this file I have a sheet which links all the information for the files exported from MS Access. In here I have named ranges and dynamic ranges plus additional columns created to look up information in other tables. I use this file as my source data for my Dashboard File so that I can reduce the size of the actually dashboard. Dashboard Data file is about 5.5 mb and my Dashboard is 300kb. I have 12 branches that need to view the data over a radius of a hundred miles so the smal file are better.
My problem: I can get the Dashboard Data file to update without opening all the 10-15 other files. I cant however make the Dashboard file update without opening the Dashboard Data file. I have it to auto update without prompting but its still tells me that it cannot update. I was wondering if there is some VBA code I could use that would work like this:
I open the Dashboard File, Dashboard Data file opens so that Dashboard file updates and then close Dashboard Data File so that the user never has to see the Dashboard Data file. I dont want them to see it or have access to it.
I am trying to write VB code that upon opening an excel spreadsheet a message box appears that the user must read, than select yes or no. If select yes than the file will open, if no the file closes or does not open. Here is what i have tried - it doesn't work.
Sub Auto_Open() YesNo = ("Are you sure you want to open?",vbYesNo + vbExclamation,"Will") If_vbYes Exit_Sub If_vbNo_Close End Sub
I want to put in an if-then statement in a macro that will check to what kind of report i open so it will automatically know what to do with it. Where do I put that macro? I tried it in auto_open in my personal.xlsb file but it stops before the file actually opens.
I used the 'record macro' feature to create the following: I created a rectangle box on sheet1 of NEW TEST.xlsm to link to the macros incidated below. Niether macro moves on after reaching the Workbooks.Open statement.
I am at a loss. Is there something in Excel that needs to be set? Is there something else that I need to do version of Excel is 14.0.6129.5000 (32 bit) MS Office Professional Plus 2010
What I am trying to accomplish is this: From 'NEW TEST.xlsm', open an excel file on the network, add a new sheet to this network file, calling it 'Pivot'. Then create a pivot table in this new sheet from the data in sheet data1 of this same network file. Then move control of macro / processing back to the NEW TEST file. Eventually I will do more, but for starters, I cannot even get the macro to add / name a new sheet in the network file.
[SIZE=3][COLOR=#000000][FONT=Arial]PS I have attached the NEW TEST.xlsm fikle as we as the data file. NOTE: the data file has been reduced to one day's worth of data, to to the upload file size.Also, my Excel Trustred locations has "Allow trusted locations on my network" checked, and the network location to the data file in trusted user locations.
Sub Open_Add_Sheet() Dim filename, filelocation As String Dim wb As Workbook filename = "11 Nov, 2013 GDO AHS Agent Productivity Report.xls" filelocation = "R:acharukAHS ReportsGDOGDO CSR ACTIVITY Report2013" & filename Set wb = Workbooks.Open(filelocation) ' ' Open_Add_Sheet Macro
I use the following code to open an existing open workbook in a new instance of Excel...
Everything works fine... What I would like to do is close (when I say close I mean, completely exit/quit the application). I'm not able to do that, the original Excel instance stays open with no spreadsheet open. I would just like it force the application to quit so that after running the code I would just have one Excel instance open (with the desired workbook, which works fine now)...
Public Sub Re_open_workbook() Application.DisplayAlerts = False ThisWorkbook.Save
I have a problem where Excel 2010 is deleting one of my conditional formatting conditions. I do not know if it is deleting it on open or close. I just know that I enter the conditional formatting, save the workbook, close the workbook, reopen the workbook, and it is gone.
The other conditional formatting conditions (simple "Cell is Blank") are left intact.
Cell with conditional formatting is on sheet "MyRecord" at "$E$7". A corresponding boolean value on separate sheet "Data" and must be referred to by using "OFFSET" with a record locator value (workbook level named range "RecordLocator") that leads to corresponding data row, so looks like following:
I need to have a workbook (all of them in a folder, ideally) refresh in the middle of the night. The file is large so the refresh takes a full minute. I know I can't auto refresh a closed workbook (pretty sure anyway), and I can't leave the workbook open for various reasons.
So I'm thinking I could have a macro in an open excel (it kicks off on open) that will open a particular workbook elsewhere (the one I need refreshed), open it, refresh it and close/save it. Ideally it would do this for the entire group of workbooks in the folder but I'd be happy to start with just one. I would like to set it to occur every twelve hours (so at midnight, say, this would occur - I would just have to leave the workbook with the macro in it open on a computer so that it runs and completes this task every night).
I am relatively new to writing script in excel. I have a 34 sheet workbook that includes inputs, intermediate calculations and then reporting outputs.
I am trying to write macros to do the following
1. On opening - all sheets except a contents page (with macro buttons on it) are hidden 2. One of the macros on this page will unhide all sheets (i.e. a 'developer mode') 3. One of the macros will unhide all relevant input and reporting sheets (i.e. a 'user mode')
I originally set up macros to run on workbook opening that hid all sheets except the contents page and this was working but ran into trouble when I opened up the 'User Mode' saved my changes and exited - the macro didnt work when I went to open again (I think because some of the sheets were visible and some werent and it was trying to hide sheets that were already hidden).
To counter this I set up a macro that made all worksheets visible on workbook closing - this works except I keep getting a 'Save' prompt from excel because the location of selected cells (or the sheet I am viewing) has changed from last opening (not to mention the inputs may change).
I am thinking the best way to fix this as follows:
1. Keep the opening macro the same 2. Keep the user/developer macros the same 3. On closing - develop a macro that unhides all sheets after the user has selected whether or not they have made changes to the sheet in a pop up message box - if they choose yes then they are prompted to save as and then the macro to hide all sheets runs on the new version - if they choose no then they are not prompted to save the document (i.e. next time they open they will be opening back at the contents page with the same inputs they started with in the previous session).
I'm on excel 2010 and I have a small group excel files I open everyday. Most of the files are static in name and location. I've got a macro created to open those files, which works fine with workbooks.open and the file path.
There are two report files I want to incorporate into my macro of workbooks to open. The files are created weekly and the files names have the following format: "Report Name (YYYY-MM-DD).xlsm". I don't want to use the file's last modified date because older files may get edited after the more recent ones are created. The files are also not always created on the same day, so the solution needs to be flexible enough to not refer to a specific day of the week or anything.
Macro open an excel file based on the latest date found in filename.
I wrote this code to open an excel file when a button is pushed. I also have another piece of code to close the excel field when another button is pushed. The problem: the code to close the excel only works on my computer. There is no error message, but the file doesn't not close on others' computer. Can you please advise on a solution?
I have an existing spreadsheet with a column of strings (actually VIN numbers). These numbers correllate to a bunch of text files, that can exist in one of three folders (UsernameDesktop1, 2, or 3) on my desktop. What I need the macro to do is:
1) get the filename from A2 (A1 is a heading row) 2) Find the appropriate text file in one of the three folders 3) Put the folder name into I2 4) Scan the text file for some strings, and copy some data that follows those strings into J2:O2 (I can handle programming this) 5) Close the text file 6) repeat above for the remainder of filenames (about 1800 files)
I want to create a macro that will “open the look in list” and stop so I can pick a file to open. I’ve tried to use “record a macro” and “ctrl-o”, but the record a macro won’t stop until I pick a file or cancel the file list. I also tried to use “o” in the short cut key box
I call it from a macro. It is supposed to write some temporary files, and close them in the end, and delete them. Sometimes, the dll can't close properly, and the text files remain open.
With error treatment in my macro, I can continue execution, but i need to delete that files.
Since the dll DOES NOT CLOSE the files, i'm not able to delete them in my macro.
I need some way to close that files, in order to delete them.
When I use GetFile to reference the file, it remains as "File", which does not accept "Close" method. I can reference the file with myfile.OpenAsTextStream, but this way it seems to me that the file is opened again, and the "Close" method does not work either, with the file defined as a TextStream object.
If I close excel, I'm able to delete those files, but that's not the way I want. Since IT'S OPEN IN EXCEL PROCESS, I imagine there's some way to close it.
I am trying to open an Excel file that was emailed to me in zipped file that requires macros. When it asks me if I want to enable macros it gives me an error and will not open. Is there a setting I need to change?