opeing a file without error message

  • Hi there,

    I have read previous posts but they dont seem to work.

    I have a file already open and i want to reopen it so two versions are open.

    The code then saves the original as another name and does not change the data therfore of this.

    Any ideas: code is below

    Workbooks.Open ("C:\Documents and Settings\shorton\Desktop\Oracle Support GL Maintenance Systemv2.xls")

    ActiveWorkbook.SaveAs Filename:="R:\COMMON\ORACLE\TEST_Approved\" & Range("a12") & "_" & Range("b14") & "_" & Format(Date, "dd-mm-yy") & "_" & Format(Time, "HH-MM AM/PM") & ".xls", FileFormat:=xlNormal, _
    Password:="", WriteResPassword:="", ReadOnlyRecommended:=False, _
    Application.DisplayAlerts = False
    Unload Me

  • Hi,

    you should open the same workbook with a new excel-application.

    try this:

    I've posted an example: copy it to c:\tmp or change the directory in the code and press the button after opening.

    You should be able to use this code for your example.

    Hope this solves the problem.


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