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May 15, 2013

I have to run several different types of macros depending on the folders. each folder contains several excel files. so what i want to do is if a folder has a certain name run a certain macro, Here is the code:

Sub Macro1() '//Change the path to the main folder, accordingly
Call RecursiveFolders("C:Path")
End Sub


then call macro 2 end what syntax code should go there?

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Sub test()
With Application.FileSearch
.LookIn = "C:Ford"
.SearchSubFolders = False
.Filename = "*.*"
.FileType = msoFileTypeAllFiles
If .Execute() > 0 Then
For i = 1 To .FoundFiles.Count
Cells(i, 1) = .FoundFiles(i)
Next i
Cells(i, 1) = "No files Found"
End If
End With
End Sub

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