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Opening External Files With VBA


On the first worksheet of my workbook I have a list of file names in cells I11:I27. The filenames have been 'compiled' using the concatenate function, so for example, although cell I11 displays:

Richard 2007-09.xls,

the cell contents are really:

=CONCATENATE(G20," ",L9,"-",J9,".xls")

Using VBA, I want to be able to open each respective file in cells I11:I27, copy the contents into this workbook (sheet=raw), and close it. My problem is that I don't know how to tell excel the filename in VBA, because the cells contents are not really the filename - they are a formula.


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