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Excel Macro Error, been working fine for years

Q: Excel Macro Error, been working fine for years

I have a monthly report I run which outputs single sheet "Invoices" from my workbook that is populated by a months worth of sales. The macro goes through a list of names, pulls the details for that person, populates the pivot table on the invoice,
then saves as both a single excel sheet and a pdf. up until today it has worked fine. the code is, and the error occurs when it reaches the date line. It states "Compile error, can't find project or library":
Sub Save_Sheets_To_New_Books() 'INVOICES
Const strWbPath As String = "D:\Accounts\EA Letters\2020 09 September\"
Dim strDate As String 'todays date
'save the sheets to new books within the active folder and print them
Application.ScreenUpdating = False
Application.Calculation = xlCalculationManual
strDate = Format(Date, "yyyy.mm.dd") '(Date, "yyyy.mm.dd")
THIS IS WHERE THE ERROR OCCURS the word DATE is highlighted
Call DeleteNamedRanges
Call PrintAreaAndPasteSpecial
ActiveSheet.ExportAsFixedFormat Type:=xlTypePDF, FileName:=strWbPath & Name_of_Artist & "_" & strDate & ".pdf" _
, Quality:=xlQualityStandard, IncludeDocProperties:=True, IgnorePrintAreas _
:=False, OpenAfterPublish:=False
ActiveWorkbook.SaveAs FileName:=strWbPath & Name_of_Artist & "_" & strDate & ".xlsx"
Application.DisplayAlerts = True
'ActiveSheet.PrintOut Copies:=1, Collate:=True 'remove the comment if you want to print it out as well
ActiveWorkbook.Close False
Application.Calculation = xlCalculationAutomatic
Application.ScreenUpdating = True
End Sub
Please could any offer any assistance.
Many Thanks

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Hi, I have created an excel macro that runs sensitivities in my model. The excel button runs 5 different cases.

The macro runs fine and does as I want it to.

Once the macro has run, and I go to edit a cell and hit "F2" excel crashes. This only seems to happen in certain cells and not all of the time.

Does anyone have experience with similar questions?


A:Excel Macro runs fine..then excel crashes

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I have always used outlook express as my email programme, but today, I opened MicroSoft Outlook as I thought I might change. As this was i believe pre-installed in my 2 year old laptop, I updated the programm through the links that are contained within it. Since doing so, I now cannot open my Excel programme.

First a Windows Installer box appears, then I am asked to insert the Microsoft Office 200 SR-1 Standard disk and click ok. I don't have this disk, and I don't know why I am having this difficulty. I would be grateful if anyone can help me with this annoying problem.

Many thanks

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My clients have a macro that automatically generates an email .. however after our recent upgrade to Office 2003 the macro is producing an error on the send mail portion.

Here is the code:

Sub Send_Email()

Dim OutApp As Outlook.Application
Dim OutMail As Outlook.MailItem
Dim cell As Range
Dim Email1 As String
Dim Email2 As String
Dim Email3 As String
Dim Email4 As String
Dim Email5 As String
Email1 = Range("emailto1")
Email2 = Range("emailto2")
Email3 = Range("emailto3")
Email4 = Range("emailto4")
Email5 = Range("emailto5")
Set OutApp = CreateObject("Outlook.Application")
On Error GoTo cleanup
Set OutMail = OutApp.CreateItem(olMailItem)
With OutMail
.To = Email1 & ";" & Email2 & ";" & Email3 & ";" & Email4 & ";" & Email5
.Subject = "Deal List Update"
.Body = "A transaction requiring special approvals has been entered in the deal list." & _
vbCrLf & vbCrLf & "Trade Date: " & Range("trade_date") & vbCrLf & "Counterparty: " _
& Range("counterparty") & vbCrLf & "Deal Description: " & Range("description")
End With
Msg = Application.WorksheetFunction.Substitute(Msg, vbCrLf, "%0D%0A")
Set OutMail = Nothing
Set OutApp = Nothing
End Sub

I am hoping it is a simple thing ... really appreciate any assistance.
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A:Excel macro not working after upgrade to 2003

Hi there, welcome to the board!

A couple reasons which may be of issue to you:

1) You will probably need another reference to Outlook 11.0 Object Model (version 2000 was 9.0), or use Late Binding (you are using Early)
2) Your specified ranges are not referenced via worksheet or workbook

So, update the workbook and worksheet in this code and see if it works for you...
Sub Send_Email()

Dim OutApp As Object ' Outlook.Application
Dim OutMail As Object ' Outlook.MailItem
Dim wb As Workbook, ws As Worksheet
Dim Email1$, Email2$, Email3$, Email4$, Email5$
'// Alter these lines to suit...
Set wb = ThisWorkbook
Set ws = wb.Sheets("Sheet1")
Email1 = Range("emailto1")
Email2 = Range("emailto2")
Email3 = Range("emailto3")
Email4 = Range("emailto4")
Email5 = Range("emailto5")
Set OutApp = CreateObject("Outlook.Application")
Set OutMail = OutApp.CreateItem(0) '(olMailItem)
With OutMail
.To = Email1 & ";" & Email2 & ";" & Email3 & ";" & Email4 & ";" & Email5
.Subject = "Deal List Update"
.Body = "A transaction requiring special approvals has been entered in the deal list." & _
vbCrLf & vbCrLf & "Trade Date: " & ws.Range("trade_date") & vbCrLf & "... Read more

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Hi All

I have a trial excel 2007 version that came with my Vista Home Premium.
I had a spreadsheet which contains macros and I had no problems running with XP.

I changed some of the settings and completed the following:

I followed the following link from the developer of my particular spreadsheet and completed the following for 2007 version:

I still cannot use some of the functions that I had been using before such as Sort and doubling clicking a cell which is supposed to open a calendar and auto function add monetary figures.
Could it be the trial version? Any help is appreciated.

Transformer Man

A:Solved: Excel Macro Vista not working

Hi Transformer Man,

I was just wondering, have you solved the problem for Macros working on your Vista Machine?

As I currently working with a collegue to solve this problem, and would like to confer with someone else who has had a similar problem.

Tom Griffiths.

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Hi, I was coding in VBA and it runs fine there but when I run the same function using a macro (which was working before), it will not do anything. I check that macros are enabled. Does anyone have any ideas as to why the macro button would not work?Hi, I was coding in VBA and it runs fine from there but when I do the same by clicking the macro button (which was working before), it will not do anything. I checked that macros are enabled. Does anyone have any ideas as to why the macro button would not work? Thank you.
- Jeff

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I have built a macro that imports Data from another worksheet, and to add to the user experience, I want to add a progress bar.

I have added the code, and userform to make this happen, however, it wont update (i.e. show me the progress).

I have tried turning screenupdating on, setting the userforms properties ShowModal=True, and ShowModal=False.

When the ShowModal is set to true, the user form actually displays, but gets itself into a neverending loop and wont quit.
When the ShowModal is set to false, all I get is an outline of the form, but the middle of the box is white and works as normal.

The code is invoked from several different subs as I have different subs that import a different part of the worksheet.

I am using the following code:

Progress.lblBreakoutNo.Caption = "Currently Importing"
PctDone = BreakoutNo / NoofClaims 'update Progress bar
With Progress
.FrameProgress.Caption = Format(PctDone, "0%")
.LabelProgress.Width = PctDone * (.FrameProgress.Width - 10)
End With
Any help would be appreciated.



A:Solved: Excel Macro - Progress Bar - Not Working

I have now managed to solve it. It was user error, forgot to add "DoEvents" after the ProgressBar.

Hope this helps somebody else out though.

Will now mark as "Solved".



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I started to use VBA recently. I have a macro, which use solver to get some solution. The worksheet contains about 14,000 rows of data and I need to use solver as many times. In the macro, I added Application.ScreenUpdating=False at the beginning and Application.ScreenUpdating=True at the end. But it seems to me that the screen kept updating. I can see the cells changing values one by one. It took more than one and a half hour to finish the macro. I guess the Application.ScreenUpdating=False doesn't really work in my macro. But I couldn't figure out the reason. Any help or suggestions are greatly appreciated.

Since my data is pretty large, I created a "vbtry.xls' and write the macro in a simple manner. But it uses the solver repeatedly. The macro name is "test". As you can see, the screen keeps flashing if you run the macro. My understanding is that: with Application.ScreenUpdating=False, the window should look like freezing and the data should be posted all at once at the end. Am I right on this? What's wrong with my macro?

Please see the attached file. Thanks.

A:Solved: EXCEL: Is ScreenUpdating=False working im my macro?

In your example you have not defined SolverSolve, Solverfinish, and SolverOK. When I run the macro the code bugs out. Are you missing some code? Explain how the macro is supposed to work and what these variables or procedures are. Is there an add-in missing from the project?


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Hi there

John Walkenbach, the Excel guru who wrote many Excel VBA books, gave me this hyperlink macro that finds Excel workbooks. The macro is complex but I'm sure that someone out there can figure it out. This macro works great in Excel 2000 but does not work in Excel 2013. When I run the macro in Excel 2013 I get a message that says "File not found" and I can't figure out why. I believe that the line "FileType = msoFileTypeExcelWorkbooks" could be causing the problem but I'm not sure.



Below is the code.

Sub Hyperlink1()

Dim i As Long
Dim Folder As String
Dim FileToFind As String

Set objShell = CreateObject("Shell.Application")
On Error Resume Next

Folder = "C:\"
FileToFind = ActiveCell
Select Case ActiveCell
Case ActiveCell
Case Else
MsgBox "The file was not found"
End Select

With Application.FileSearch
.LookIn = Folder
.SearchSubFolders = True
.FileType = msoFileTypeExcelWorkbooks
If .Execute > 1 Then
If .FoundFiles.Count = 0 Then
MsgBox "File not found.", vbCritical

For i = 1 To .FoundFiles.Count
If Right(.FoundFiles(i), Len(FileToFind)) = FileToFind Then

Workbooks.Open .FoundFiles(i)
End If
Next i
End If
End If
End With
Set objShell = Nothing
End Sub

A:Solved: Hyperlink Macro not working in Excel 1013

Apparently MS has degrade the FileSearch over time.

This looks like something to try Microsoft.com Thread

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I created a macro for one of my co-wokers that:

Refreshes data using MS Query to pull data from an Access database.
It then formats fonts and headers and stuff correctly on that worksheet.
It then creates a pivot table on a new sheet (using the wizard) based on this refreshed info (it's actually based on a cell range 8 columns wide and 10,000 rows long excluding the header, just in case we get a huge number of claims on one ship).
It then formats the pivot table correctly and renames the worksheet.
Finally, it moves the worksheet to where it should be (still in same workbook).

This worked the first time, and still works now, except for the last part, where it moves the sheet. I now receive an error:

Run-time error '1004':
Application-defined or object-defined error.

I hit Debug to see where the problem was (I know very little VB) and this is what was there. The Bold part is what was highlighted in yellow in the VB window:

Sub Refresh_Pivot()
' Refresh_Pivot Macro
' Macro recorded 04/09/01 by Liz Clark
Selection.QueryTable.Refresh BackgroundQuery:=False
With Selection.Font
.Name = "Arial"
.Size = 12
.Strikethrough = False
.Superscript = False
.Subscript = False
.OutlineFont = False
.Shadow = False
.Underline = xlUnderlineStyleNone
.ColorIndex = xlAutomatic
End With
Selection.Font.ColorIndex = 11
With Selection.Font
.Name = "Times New Roman"
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The Following Client failed TFTP Download: 

Client IP:
Filename: \Boot\x64\Images\boot.wim
ErrorCode: 13
File Size: 266461168
Client Port: 16963
Server Port: 56705
Variable Window: true

Nothing has changed in our environment with the exception of a few windows updates that were installed about 5 days ago. Short of uninstalling these updates ...any other suggestions? I have already tried a different NIC, disabled Firewall, checked the virus
console for anything being blocked, restarted WDS services, rebooted server, and validated that PXE response was still set to respond to all clients.

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=IF(ISERROR(100),"NA",100) appearing in Excel 2007 shortcut key macro?

First, my disclaimer is that I am not familiar with Excel or VB!​

That being said, one of my users is getting an error when running a macro in Excel 2007 from his personal.xlsm.​
The macro is a simple color change which we have re-recorded several times but when he attempts to run the macro with a shortcut key the field populates with =IF(ISERROR(100),"NA",100) where 100 was the test value of the original cell. If you run the macro from the menu it works correctly. ​
Macro is:​
Sub Macro1()
' Macro1 Macro
' Keyboard Shortcut: Ctrl+Shift+E
With Selection.Font
.Color = -4165632
.TintAndShade = 0
End With
End Sub​
Any suggestions are greatly appreciated. ​


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This post is related to an earlier one, which has now been solved and closed:http://forums.techguy.org/business-applications/955009-excel-2007-lookup-formula.html. The macro outlined in this thread works fine as long as there are 4 values in each row the macro references. If there are less than 4 values the formula errors when trying to return the

value. Could somebody please edit the macro so that if it causes an error due to too few values, that it will then break out of the code instead of keep running? The ideal situation would be that it outputs any values it finds, and skips past and carries on if the function errors.

A:Solved: Excel Macro Error

No problem - all sorted now A bit of out of the box thinking was all that was needed!

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I can run this macro on my own machine but when I transfer it to another computer, I get the following error: Run Time error 1004 Cannot open PivotTable source file 'headcount by area' - any ideas what's wrong??!

A:Error running a macro in Excel

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Hi there,
I've cobbled below code together (I'm game but probably not even a pedestrian in VBA, maybe more of a snail) to take some information from an Excel sheet and put it into an e-mail. I also want the active workbook attached to the e-mail and if possible another file with the same name but in pdf (haven't looked at that yet).

The ErrorCatch says it's an object or applications driven error.

I'm not sure about this line: .Attachments.Add ActiveWorkbook.FullName but really have no clue where the problem is.

Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.


Function GetBoiler(ByVal sFile As String) As String
'Dick Kusleika
Dim fso As Object
Dim ts As Object
Set fso = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
Set ts = fso.GetFile(sFile).OpenAsTextStream(1, -2)
GetBoiler = ts.readall
End Function

Sub Mail_small_Text_Outlook()
'Working in Office 2000-2010

Dim OutApp As Object
Dim OutMail As Object
Dim strbody As String
Dim SigString As String
Dim Signature As String

On Error GoTo Errorcatch
Set OutApp = CreateObject("Outlook.Application")
Set OutMail = OutApp.CreateItem(0)

strbody = "Hi Leon" & vbNewLine & vbNewLine & _
"" & vbNewLine & _
"Attached invoice for " & Cells(C14) & ".Can you please approve for payment?" & vbNewLine & _
"Supplier: " & Cells(E43) & vbNewLine & _
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A:Solved: Error 400 in Excel Macro

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Hi there,

I'm trying to do a simple macro that opens an Excel template. Copies fields from a row in an open Excel sheet to the newly opened template. Prints the template. Puts a date into that row. Stop.

I got an error at r = ActiveCell.Row until I deleted Option Explicit. Also got an error at the copies code that I turned into text. Now I get a Compile Error: Named argument not found at IgnorePrintAreas:=False

I tried to delete that line but then I get an error for the entire print code.

Does anybody know where the error sits? I'm trying to print to the default printer.

Thanks, Christine

Sub ProcessServiceInvoice()
Dim BkSrc As Worksheet, BkDest As Worksheet
Dim FilePath As String, FileName As String
Dim blnOpened As Boolean
Dim DestBook As Workbook
'Set Source Workbook
Set BkSrc = Workbooks("D:\Documents and Settings\305015724\My Documents\admin\Accounts\2010\_Service_Invoices_2010.xls")

r = ActiveCell.Row

'Open Template
Workbooks.Open FileName:="D:\Documents and Settings\305015724\My Documents\Templates\AP coding template_General_NZL.xlt"
Set BkDest = ActiveWorkbook
'ActiveWorkbook.SaveAs FileName:=BkSrc.Cells(r, 3).Value
'Copied from Zack Baresse, I think I will need this
'Call ToggleEvents(False)
'Set ws = ThisWorkbook.Sheets("CodingTemplate")
'If WbOpen(BkDest) = True Then
'Set wkb = Workbooks(FileName)
'blnOpened = False
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A:Compile Error in Excel VBA macro

I have worked a bit more on this and above problems seem to be resolved. But, big but, I now get a run-time error '9'. Subscript out of range.

I looked it up and it says it means one of the workbooks isn't open but I'm working with 2 books, one which I have open to start with and the other one I do open.

Any ideas? Thanks, Christine

Sub ToggleEvents(blnState As Boolean)
'Originally written by firefytr
With Application
.DisplayAlerts = blnState
.EnableEvents = blnState
.ScreenUpdating = blnState
If blnState Then .CutCopyMode = False
If blnState Then .StatusBar = False
End With
End Sub

Function WbOpen(wbName As String) As Boolean
'Originally found written by Jake Marx
On Error Resume Next
WbOpen = Len(Workbooks(wbName).Name)
End Function
Sub ProcessServiceInvoice()
Dim BkSrc As Worksheet, BkDest As Worksheet
Dim FilePath As String, FileName As String
Dim blnOpened As Boolean
Dim DestBook As Workbook
'Set Source Workbook
Set BkSrc = Workbooks("D:\Documents and Settings\305015724\My Documents\admin\Accounts\2010\_Service_Invoices_2010.xls")

r = ActiveCell.Row

'Open Template
Workbooks.Open FileName:="D:\Documents and Settings\305015724\My Documents\Templates\AP coding template_General_NZL.xlt"
Set BkDest = ActiveWorkbook
'Copied from Zack Baresse, I think I will need this
Call ToggleEvents(False)
Set ws = ThisWorkbook.Sheets("CodingTemplate")
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I have a spreadsheet with macros that I use for work which works flawlessly on Win XP, but when you try to run the macros on a Vista/7 machine it gives this error:

"Compile error: Can't find project or library"

It seems to be hanging up at "Trim" on this line:

NewSheet = Trim(InputBox(Mesg, Title))

Our tech support seems lost, any help?


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I have begged, pleaded, posted, pouted, whined and PAID FOR the OVERHEATING of this $999 laptop WHICH I HAVE NEVER ONCE BEEN ABLE TO USE FOR MORE THAN 15 minutes at a time.  Iam SOOOOO far beyond incensed I could  probably beat up a bunny.   Pavilion DV7OVERHEATING. IT IS NOT THE FAN AND THERE IS NO BIOS UPDATE.  I have mailed it in, THREE times and subsequently been scammed out of paying for a new fan, which was never the problem t begin with.........and, as many of us have come to expect of HP, they fixed NOTHING.  I have also called numerous times requesting help, DENIED. (paying for tech support)    So, would someone kindly help me fix this? My 'real' laptop (mac) was stolen......sadly, I have NO choice but to try and get this up and running.  It is a Pavilion DV7, fan works fine, in fact it runs perfectly.......overheats to the point that it literally shuts down the laptop.  THERE ARE NO UPDATES, OF ANY KIND. (believe me, I have checked, dozens and dozens and dozens of times) I am running Windows 10 (against my will.........but thee is NO way to remove it. I have probably done 50 factory reset over the past 3.5  years and the last 3 factory resets that I did this month........Windows 10.   Oh, and if anyone can help with this one.......I also have that AMD graphics pop up, asking for driver updates.........but their ARE NO ... Read more

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When I try to compile the Excel Macro, I get the following error message:

"Compile error: Procedure too large"

A:Solved: Excel Macro - Error Message

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I have a bix excel file with lots of macros written in it. While running a particular macro, I get "Subscript Out of Range" error in some specific rows.

The same workbook when used by others work well.

Can anyone help?

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Every macro enabled file that I try to use on my computer gives me the same error: Runtime error 9 subscript out of range.

I get this error on files that work on other computers, including files I wrote on my computer, they don't work anymore and the all give me the same error.

Even writing a very simple macro I get this error, for example:

Sub MyInfo()
Workbooks("CropTool").Worksheets("RawData").Range("A1").Cells(2,4) = "hi"
End Sub

I have checked about 10 times to make sure that the workbook is indeed called CropTool, and the worksheet is called RawData.

This error has nothing to do with what I write in the module....

Please help.

A:Solved: excel 2007 macro error

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I have a new Dell laptop with Windows ME & Office XP. When I go to record a new macro, I can enter the description and other info, but when I click 'OK' to start recording the Macro, I get an "Unable to record" error message. The error message has no help button or details button, just an 'OK' button. I have everything for Office installed.....Please help, thanks

A:Unable to record macro error in EXCEL >:-(

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The following macro works perfectly on the Mac I have built it on. But when I transfer it to my server - or try to run it on a Windows machine - it returns a 400 error.

Does anybody know why?

Sub NextInvoice()
Range("K9").Value = Range("K9").Value + 1
Range("F7:F11").Value = "Name/Address"
Range("F29:K30").Value = "Personal message..."
End Sub
Sub SaveInvWithNewName()
Dim NewFN As Variant
' Copy Invoice to a new workbook
NewFN = Range("B3").Value
ActiveWorkbook.SaveAs ActiveWorkbook.Path + "\" + NewFN, FileFormat:=xlOpenXMLWorkbook
ActiveWorkbook.Close SaveChanges:=True
End Sub

A:Solved: Problem with an excel macro 400 error

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Yeah, if someone wants a bit of a challenge then hear this. I have a pretty great old puzzle game with 45 levels called Fire_en (ie. the English language version). I've uploaded it to http://s000.tinyupload.com/?file_id=09313690338420475359. (Uh, the way this site works you can't just click on the link; you have to copy and paste onto a browser tab URL I guess.) I can assure it has no malware but of course you can always scan it with your virus protector to be prudent. If recollection serves, this game ran fine when my machine was using Windows ME. But now I can almost get it to work but not quite. I've tried it under Vista, W7 and W10 but so far no luck. However I did get it to work okay just one time, I think it was on the Vista PC. When I launched it one time a message came up balking about maybe some incompatibility with the process "MFC Resolution" and the message gave me the option to close MFC Resolution, and when I did so opt, the game launched and ran okay! But on subsequent launches I never again got that same error message and was never again presented with the opportunity to close the offending process, and the game doesn't launch right and it leaves its main subordinate routine, jeu.exe, in some hung-up state which I have to force kill with Task Manager. I'm pretty sure that Fire is a real straightforward app perhaps written in C++ perhaps utilizing Visual C++ runtime. You, the expert can readily make substantive determinations.... Read more

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I have a macro I wrote in excel 2003 (by recording small steps as a chain of macros), I just upgraded to a new machine and Office 2010.

When I try and run the macro it comes back with error message "Run time error 438, Object doesn't support this property or method."

When I run debug the code line that is flagged is:

Selection.End(X1 to Left).Select

Are there any commands or options which have changed between 2003 and 2010 and is there a conversion list anywhere?

George intermediate user running Windows 7 64bit, Office 2010

A:Solved: Excel macro 2003 to 2010 error 438

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I have attached a spreadsheet. The first tab (Setup) has buttons 1,2,3,4,5. The purpose of these buttons is to have different years investments. I have a tab (Sheet1) that is hidden in the spreadhseet. Each macro unhides, then changes about 3 formulas on the Investment Analysis Tool tab, simply changing the cell reference. Only it does't ' change. It errors out with the above error. I've never see anything like this happen! Thanks in advance for the help.

A:Solved: Excel: Run-time Error 1004 During Macro

Monty75, I am sorry but the spreadsheet that you posted does not have any buttons visible.
The Code is there and I have looked at and run it and the problem is that the Code is not on Sheets("Investment Analysis Tool").Select
This is a quirk of Excel, You need to put activesheet. in from of your "Range selection" like so
ActiveCell.FormulaR1C1 = "=Sheet1!R[31]C[-2]"

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Hey everyone,
So I used this code to copy a range of cells from multiple workbooks and paste it into one workbook. It used to work fine but now it gives me the 400 error. I've been adding files to the directory that it pull the files from and it was working fine, but all of a sudden it's causing this error. Can someone please help me out?

Dim xcell As Range
Dim ycell As Range
Dim sheetname As String
Dim wblist() As String
Dim i As Integer
Dim wbname As String
Dim j As Integer

i = 0
j = 0
FolderName = "C:\Documents and Settings\s.k\Desktop\CRs\LOG"
wbname = Dir(FolderName & "\" & "*.xls")

Application.ScreenUpdating = False

Do While wbname <> ""

i = i + 1
ReDim Preserve wblist(1 To i)
wblist(i) = wbname
wbname = Dir
Set ycell = Range(Cells(i + 3, 2), Cells(i + 2, 28))
Set xcell = Range(Cells(2, 3), Cells(2, 28))
sheetname = "loging form"

ycell.Formula = "=" & "'" & FolderName & "\[" & wblist(i) & "]" _
& sheetname & "'!" & xcell.Address

Do While j < 100
Cells(j + 3, 1).Select
ActiveCell.FormulaR1C1 = "=LEFT(RC[6],4)"
'ActiveCell.FormulaR1C1 = "=LEFT[RC[6],4]"

Cells(3 + j, 1) = Val(Cells(3 + j, 1))
Cells(3 + j, 2).Select
ActiveCell.FormulaR1C1 = _
"=VLOOKUP(RC[-1],'[CR Status.xlsx]Sheet1'!R3C1:R189C3,3,FALSE)"

If Cells(3 + j, 1).Value = 0 Then
Cel... Read more

A:Excel VBA Macro Problem - Code used to work, now 400 error

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Hi All,

I included the macro that was developed last week for this "AIR Log." However, the creator is on leave and I only know how to read and interpret...thus giving me an error that I cannot fix:
I would also like to do the following...

In Column O have a formula... =CONCATENATE(Lxx,Mxx,Nxx)
Hide columns L-N
Remove Table Style
Set font to Arial; size to 9; Make sure all text is Middle & Center Aligned.
Row 1 has a fill color: Blue, Accent 1, Darker 25%
Option Explicit

Sub oooFormatAIRLog()

Sheets(1).Name = "AIRLog"
Columns("P:Q").Delete Shift:=xlToLeft
ActiveWorkbook.Worksheets("AIRLog").ListObjects("Table_AIRLog"). _
ActiveWorkbook.Worksheets("AIRLog").ListObjects("Table_AIRLog"). _
Sort.SortFields.Add Key:=Range("Table_AIRLog[Risk/Issue/Action Item?]") _
, SortOn:=xlSortOnValues, Order:=xlAscending, CustomOrder:= _
"Issue,Risk,Action Item", DataOption:=xlSortNormal
ActiveWorkbook.Worksheets("AIRLog").ListObjects("Table_AIRLog"). _
Sort.SortFields.Add Key:=Range("Table_AIRLog[Criticality]"), SortOn:= _
xlSortOnValues, Order:=xlAscending, CustomOrder:="High,Medium,Low", _
ActiveWorkbook.Worksheets("AIRLog").ListObjects("Table_AIRLog"). _
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A:Solved: Excel Macro: Run-time error '1004'

With the sheet and the charts it's a needle in a haystack.
The error messag is that you're adressing a range or sheet which is either misspelt or hidden or non existant.
You will have to go through the macro step by step.
Open the VBA editor, loop for the macro select it and press F8 so the code will be executed line by line and it will stop when the error occurs.
Check that line and see if what it addresses exists.
Trouble shooting takes time an patience.

Good luck

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Hi Folks

I have an Excel 2007 .XLSM file containing the following macro that performs a Fourier analysis
Sub Macro1()
Application.Run "ATPVBAEN.XLAM!Fourier", ActiveSheet.Range("$C$1:$C$4"), ActiveSheet.Range("$E$1"), False, False
End Sub

The macro works fine when I launch the XLSM file manually. However, if I launch the file from a VB program (in Microsoft Access 2007), I get the following message:

'Cannot launch the macro ". The macro may not be available in this workbook or macros may be disabled'

The code I use to open the workbook and relevant add-ins:
Set objXL = CreateObject("Excel.application")
Set objBook = objXL.Workbooks.Open(MyPath & "Template1.xlsm")
objXL.Workbooks.Open (objXL.Application.LibraryPath & "ANALYSISATPVBAEN.XLAM")
objXL.Workbooks.Open (objXL.Application.LibraryPath & "ANALYSISANALYS32.XLL")
objXL.RegisterXLL "Analys32.xll"
I then go to the worksheet and try to manually execute macro1 but I get the above error message. Note that:
"enable all macros" is set in Developer/Macro Security
"trust Access to the VBA etc." is turned on. in in Developer/Macro Security
I tried placing the macro in my PERSONAL.XLSB file to no avail (not sure this was worth it, but I found a suggestion to that effect on another forum)
I tried executing macro1 from the VBA program as follows but got the same error:
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A:Solved: Macro Error when launching Excel as OLE Automation Object

found the answer on:

I had omitted the auto open macro. Statement:

objXL.Workbooks("atpvbaen.xlam").RunAutoMacros 1

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I am using the MSN Stock Quote addin with MS Excel 2003. Prior knowledge of this should not be necessary, but I just thought I'd provide full context to my issue. I wrote a macro that essentially records daily stock prices. Because I don't want to store old quotes into perpetuity, i need to ensure that the update quotes button has been hit. I use sendkey() to accomplish this, and then the macro copies the quotes and pastes them elsewhere. My main goal is to have the task scheduler open this file daily so i dont ever have to think about this again, and i'm so close. Essentially my problem is that it takes a few seconds after the update button is hit for the add-in to fetch the new prices from the internet, and this process appears to be delayed until the macro is finished. This is a problem because the macro ends up recording un-updated quotes. I have tried the Application.Wait procedure, and I've tried time consuming loops, do while loops, etc. All of these approaches result in the same thing: Can someone please help me with this? I'm too lazy to hand update this spreadsheet every trading day for the rest of my life (or until i quit). Thank you in advance!

A:Excel Macro - Allow cells to update query before macro completes

Can't you just put the update macro code in a module of it's own and call it from the main macro?


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I am working in Excel 2003, within XP and have the following situation.

For approximately 18 months, I have been running the macro listed below without issue. Now, for no apparent reason, the macro fails to execute in its entirety. When executing the macro from within Excel, the execution starts and proceeds a few lines and then just stops. No error, no warning, nothing, the macro just stops.

If I open up the Visual Basic editor screen from within Excel and attempt to execute the macro with F5 or step through line by line with F8, execution will proceed to the end of the Selection.TextToColumns command line, and the insertion point goes back to the start of this same command once executed. If F8 is pressed a second time, the insertion point goes all the way back to the Sub line at line 1 of the macro and tries to run the macro again. The behaviour is consistent, and no error code or indication occurs. The code has not changed.

If I break up the macro into a series of smaller macros at each error point, and run them sequentially, I get the desired outcome.

I have tried renaming, copying and pasting the text into different macro files, exporting the macro and re-importing into different worksheets (this one is currently sitting in personal.xls which is still sitting in my /xlstart subfolder.

I have 8 similar macros that now all do the same thing - very puzzling.

Would welcome any suggestions you may have. Thanks all.

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A:Solved: Excel 2003 macro halts during execution - no error message

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I've been trying to implement a macro to apply a defined chart format to every selected chart. I've been using a post from this forum a few years back http://forums.techguy.org/business-applications/823459-macro-format-charts.html to help, and it's working great for a single chart. However, I'd like to enable it to run across several selected charts at once, and that is giving me problems that I can't get my head around.

I'm trying to use this code to run through the objects in the selection:

Sub ReFormatSelectedCharts()

Dim ThisChartObj As ChartObject

Dim ThisType As String
ThisType = TypeName(Selection)

Select Case ThisType

Case "DrawingObjects"

For Each ThisChartObj In Selection

Call FormatThisChart(ThisChartObj)

Next ThisChartObj

...Click to expand...

However, it gives me a type mismatch when I try to use it. I've investigated by implementing the following code instead of the for each loop:

X = Selection.Count
ReDim arrCharts(1 To X)
For i = 1 To Selection.Count
arrCharts(i) = Selection(i).Name
Debug.Print arrCharts(i)
Next iClick to expand...

Interestingly, it seems that the second chart in the selection is being treated as a button by Excel - so in the debug output in the case with three charts I'll see something like:

Chart 10
Button 1
Chart 5Click to expand...

while for two charts it'll just be
Chart 10
Button 1Click to expand...

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Hi, Since a couple of months I have had an issue with my pavilion laptop. When I start the laptop I get once in a while an Internal Error 601 which states I have to replace my battery. When windows has started, windows shows an issue with   the accu and shows error messages like : ''Plugged in, not charging'' and a batterypercentage of 0%. Actually I can work with the laptop for hours, the only problem is when my laptop shuts down because Windows thinks the battery is empty. When I plug in the adapter, reboot the system and unplug the adapter the battery continues to work (but still shows the errors).Sometimes I don't get the internal error at all and windows shows perfectly the remaining power left within the battery, but when connecting the adapter or when the accu is fully charged, the computer shuts down and when rebooting the internal error comes again.  I did run the HP System Diagnostics Battery Test twice (once while showing the internal error and once while everything works fine), the first time it shows I have to replace the battery, the second time it states: ''The battery is working fine'' and shows a capacity of 80%.  I really don't know how to fix this issue, replacing the battery is quite expensive and I don't know if the battery is really damaged. It just charges and delivers power to my computer and except for the shutdowns and errors it seems to work perfectly. Are there any solutions to this, or is replacing the battery th... Read more

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Uhg. So hello folks. So I was using my laptop this morning and ran into an issue - it bluescreen'd and immediatly shut down. Trying to boot it up yeilded what I came to know as one of the most annoying errors I have experianced in my entire life - error 2100, proclaiming that there is a read error in my drive.  Now, this is something I have been working on trying to fix for the last 4 hours or so with little success. Unlike other posters, I have mounted the same drive on another PC and the files were all there and it mounted without a hitch. Now, I have yet to attempt to boot from it, but at least I know the drive is not the problem. So I have cleaned the contacts, checked the connection from the controller to the mother board, and nothing seems to work. The only solution that I have yet to try is to update the firmware, but there is a very obvious problem with that - the only non-onboard way to do that is by disc - which sucks, because the Thinkpad Yoga 12 does not have a disc drive. I really do need this laptop to work as soon as possible, and it is upsetting to me that a laptop that is only around a year old is already starting to fail.  If anyone has any insight to offer, I would be most grateful.

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I am running Windows 8.1 on an HP Envy Laptop. I have a wireless HP 6500A Plus printer. I have been using this setup successfully for a couple of years.

The last 4 or 5 times I have printed (over the last 2 or 3 weeks), I have gotten an on-screen "printer offline" popup, but the printer begins printing almost simultaneously. The popup goes away, and when the print job is finished, I get another popup which tells me there was a printer error and the document was not able to print. But it did print! This happens no matter how long the printer and laptop have been turned on.

This occurs every time, but it never occurred at all before 2 or 3 weeks ago, and I can't think of a thing I have changed. Since the popups go away and the printer prints, I guess this is more of an annoyance than a real problem, but something ain't right.

I have not contacted HP because past experience with them seems to always result in a communication problem, and it takes being referred to 2 or 3 people to ever reach a solution. I thought I would try this forum first. Any suggestions?

A:Printer error messages when printing is working fine

I have the same printer. The error I get is " the print spooler didn't lode", but like yours, it prints fine.

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I am using windows 7 and error 561 keeps coming up on home computer, wifi is working fine with other devices connected any help would be greatly appreciated

A:windows 7 error 561 wifi working fine with other devices con


Maybe one of the solutions will work.
Read both pages of the thread and try what seems to be the easiest solution to you.

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Hello again,

I have a word doc that has a form in it. The form may have any number of fields (boxes) to type text answers into, or be a drop down list to select an answer from. I need an excel macro that extracts all data from the form, but with every five fields starting a new row in excel. So all data from the form will appear within 5 columns in an excel spreadsheet.

field 1 field 2 field 3 field 4 field 5
field 6 field 7 field 8 field 9 field 10

Is that possible? I have had no luck to do it myself.

Sample form attached, thank you

A:Solved: Excel macro to extract Word form data into Excel

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I am trying to create a code that will autofilter data on an Excel worksheet. The code works fine to filter the data, but it does not hide the AutoFilter Arrows.

Below is the code I am using. What (if anything) is wrong with the code below?

ActiveSheet.Range("A1:D500").AutoFilter Field:=2, Criteria1:="<>", Visibledropdown:=False

A:Solved: Excel 2007 Macro -> Hide Excel AutoFilter Arrows

I noticed that the code above (in Post #1) that the AutoFilter Arrows were beinf truned off on Field 2, but none of the others.

I have played around, and done some research to come up with the code below:

Dim c As Range

For Each c In ActiveSheet.Range("A1:D1")
ActiveSheet.Range("A1:D500").AutoFilter Field:=2, Criteria1:="<>"
c.AutoFilter Field:=c.Column, Visibledropdown:=False

Does anyone have a better solution?

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I was wondering if anyone could help me. I need to extract data from multiple excel files into a new excel file and sum the values. The data comes from excel files that are made from a template so the data is always in the same place or same cells. For example, i have data saved daily in excel files with the following naming convention 080204, 080304, 080404,..... and so on. What i would like to do is have a macro that will create a week ending sheet by importing and summing the data from that week.

Thanks for reading!

A:excel macro for copying and pasting data from multiple excel files

thanks for all those who read!!!! let me know if anyone needs the code!

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Iím using Windows 7 and I used a macro which worked totally fine under Excel 2003. Now, under Excel 2007 it does not run anymore but displays the following error message:

"Run-time error '445':
Object doesn't support this action.

The function of the macro is to open up all other Excel spreadsheets located in the same folder and copy data out of them into the spreadsheet in which the macro is stored.

When I click on "Debug" the Visual Basic Editor highlights the row which says: Set FilSrch = Application.FileSearch

Can you help me with this? I've searched for a solution for a long time but could not find anything which worked.

The following is the start of the macro code:

Sub UpdateTable()
Dim X As Range, I As Integer, J As Integer, RecNo As Integer, CopyVal As Variant
Dim SourceBk As Worksheet, DestBk As Worksheet, StartRow As Integer, IndRange As Range
Dim ServRange As Range, SrcOpen As Boolean, SourceName As String
Dim FilSrch As Object, MyFilArray() As String

'MsgBox "This function not available in this version.", vbInformation, "Function Not Available"
'Exit Sub
'Sheets("LookUp").[a12] = Now
With Application
.ScreenUpdating = False
.StatusBar = "Counting source files ..."
End With
Set FilSrch = Application.FileSearch
With FilSrch
.LookIn = ActiveWorkbook.Path
.FileType = msoFileTypeExcelWorkbooks
If .Execute > 0 Then
ReDim MyFilArray(.FoundFiles.Count)
For I = 1 ... Read more

A:Solved: Excel 2003 Macro Doesn't Run in Excel 2007 - Help Requested

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I need help to create an Excel macro that would

1. ask users to select x number of rows to be copied from one worksheet of one Excel file
2. once users have selected the rows to be copied, then the rows are copied from the one original Excel file into X number of target Excel files

the target Excel files are all based on the same template
there is one worksheet in each of the target Excel files

in the target files, the rows should be copied from the first available empty row, going down

Looking forward to your help!

Thanks a lot.

A:Macro needed to copy x number of rows from one Excel file into a batch of Excel files

Hi, welcome to the board.
Not much info there to get the correct picture.
Sample? Of source and template please
And not to forget, what version of Excel are you and the users using?

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I've been doing some online gaming (world of warcraft), and I kept getting these Error#131 issues. This would cause the game files to become corrupted and then I would have to repair, or reinstall. The WoW tech site says that chronic error #131 messages are either a Hard drive, Ram, or Motherboard issue.

Running the Windows Vista memory diagnostic tool has turned up some odd results, the initial test with a 1gb stick in slot #1 and a 1gb stick in slot #2 came back with errors. I then removed the ram from slot 2 and ran the test on slot 1 with 1 stick of ram.... no errors. I did the same with the other stick in slot 1.....no errors. this lead me to believe that it was slot#2 giving me the issue so I moved the ram from slot 2 to slot 3, thus having 1gb of ram in slot 1 and 1gb of ram in slot 3. After a little while......error#131 appeared.

So I then tested both sticks in slots 1 and 3 together and came back with ram errors, I then tested both sticks in slot #1, and then again in slot #2 and both tests came back fine. Any ideas on what this issue could be? I know both sticks are the same brand, speed, totally identical.

A:Ram Works fine in single sticks, not working fine together :P

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I'm working on a Bill of Material creation automation project that requires some expertise in VBA, and I have none.
The objective is to run a macro from an excel spreadsheet called "PGE BOM", to do the following:
1) Go to the folder "C:\Documents and Settings\Desktop\Auto Project"
2) Find all the .mdb databases in this folder
3) Find "HistoricalMaterialItemsAll" table in EACH of those databases in step 2, and import the data from the columns listed below into PGE BOM.xls's columns C through G:
The following is a VBA code that my friend had written in Excel 2007. Unfortunately I have an older version (2000) and the code does not seem to be compatible with Excel 2000.
Sub ImportAccessData()
dPath = "C:\Documents and Settings\Desktop\Auto Project\"
sFile = "*.MDB"
strSrch = dPath & sFile
Set TargetWB = Application.ActiveWorkbook
Set TargetWS = TargetWB.ActiveSheet
sRow = 2
bFile = False
If Dir(strSrch) <> "" Then
strFlNm = Dir(strSrch)
bFile = True
End If
Do Until bFile = False
strPath = dPath & strFlNm
Call GetData(strPath)
strFlNm = Dir
If strFlNm = "" Then bFile = False
End Sub
Sub GetData(fl)
strSQL = "Select HistoricalMaterialItemsAll.* From HistoricalMaterialItemsAll"
Workbooks.OpenDatabase fl, strSQL, xlCmdTable
Set WB = Application.ActiveWorkbook
Set WS = Applicatio... Read more

A:Excel Macro - VBA code to import access data to excel

Hello, and welcome to the board!

When posting code, please use CODE tags, which extremely helps with readability.

Perhaps you could try using the code constant???...

Option Explicit

Sub ImportAccessData()
Dim dPath As String, sFile As String, strSrch As String
Dim TargetWB As Workbook, TargetWS As Worksheet
Dim sRow As Long, bFile As Boolean, strFlNm As String, strPath As String
dPath = "C:\Documents and Settings\Desktop\Auto Project\"
sFile = "*.MDB"
strSrch = dPath & sFile
sRow = 2
bFile = False
Set TargetWB = Application.ActiveWorkbook
Set TargetWS = TargetWB.ActiveSheet
If Dir(strSrch) <> "" Then
strFlNm = Dir(strSrch)
bFile = True
End If
Do Until bFile = False
strPath = dPath & strFlNm
Call GetData(strPath, TargetWB, TargetWS)
strFlNm = Dir()
If strFlNm = "" Then bFile = False
End Sub

Sub GetData(fl As String, WB As Workbook, ws As Worksheet)
Dim strSQL As String, iRow As Long, sRow As Long
strSQL = "SELECT HistoricalMaterialItemsAll.* FROM HistoricalMaterialItemsAll"
Workbooks.OpenDatabase fl, strSQL, 3 'xlCmdTable
iRow = 2
Do Until ws.Cells(iRow, 1) = ""
ws.Cells(sRow, 7) = ws.Cells(iRow, 5) 'Get the Description
iRow = iRow + 1
sRow = sRow + 1
Application.DisplayAlerts = False
WB.... Read more

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I want to merge two excel files into a 3rd one.

The data are in the files Book1, Book2 and the result in Book3.

I know that i can use VLookup to do the above. But what i have pasted is just an example. The real excel files contains about 9 columns with at many repeating row!!!

Any help will be much appreciated.

A:Excel - macro to merge 2 excel files using a common column

Hi welcome to the board. How are you going to treat the duble items, If you want to merge 2 files adn duplication occurs here must be one cell whihc is common to let's say Book1 and Book2.

Do you have a common value? Index? Whatever you call it?

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Hi guys,

I have been on the lookout for a macro that will compare 2 worksheets within MS Excel and output the differences on a third sheet.

I am being directed to the URL below but cannot for the life of me work out how to implement this:


There are two snippets of code which I will include here for convenience but not sure whether these should be pasted into Workbook Code (i.e. right-clicking Excel icon left of "File" - top-left), Worksheet Code (i.e. right-clicking worksheet tab) or inserting a new Module - or some other method. Is there anyone here that could guide me to how to implement this code?

Quote from webpage - "With the macro below it is possible to compare the content of two worksheets.
The result is displayed in a new workbook listing all cell differences. "

Sub CompareWorksheets(ws1 As Worksheet, ws2 As Worksheet)
Dim r As Long, c As Integer
Dim lr1 As Long, lr2 As Long, lc1 As Integer, lc2 As Integer
Dim maxR As Long, maxC As Integer, cf1 As String, cf2 As String
Dim rptWB As Workbook, DiffCount As Long
Application.ScreenUpdating = False
Application.StatusBar = "Creating the report..."
Set rptWB = Workbooks.Add
Application.DisplayAlerts = False
While Worksheets.Count > 1
Application.DisplayAlerts = True
With ws1.UsedRange
lr1 = .Rows.Count
lc1 = .Column... Read more

A:Solved: How to use this Macro in MS Excel (compare excel worksheets)

Apologies... I have sorted this... For those that might be looking at this for help here's what I missed:

These are both Sub's that should be created as a Module - both in the same module. I am just comparing worksheets within the Active Worksheet so just removed:

' compare two different worksheets in two different workbooks
CompareWorksheets ActiveWorkbook.Worksheets("Sheet1"), _
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I was then able to run this from Macro's. All sorted.

Apologies again

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I run a weekly excel 2007 macro that converts a spreadsheet to a Word document, but it stops after row 29 of data. Any spreadsheet with 29 rows or less works fine. If I have 34 rows of data, the macro hangs. See below for script. Any help would be appreciated.

Public Sub AddControls(WrdApp As Word.Application, CurRow As Integer)
Dim OptChecked As Boolean
Dim GrpName As String
GrpName = "Grp" & CurRow
'Calculate the colors based on the cell information.
CurRange = "F" & CurRow & ".." & "F" & CurRow

If InStr(1, UCase(ActiveCell.Text), "X SRM") > 0 Then 'SRM
OptChecked = True
OptChecked = False
End If

SetCellBG WrdApp, True
WrdApp.Selection.TypeText Text:="Governance:" & vbCrLf

Set RadioObj = WrdApp.Selection.InlineShapes.AddOLEControl("Forms.OptionButton.1")
With RadioObj.OLEFormat.Object
.GroupName = GrpName
.Caption = "SRM"
.Font.Name = "Arial"
.Font.Size = 8
.Value = OptChecked
End With

If InStr(1, UCase(ActiveCell.Text), "X PPO") > 0 Then ' PPO
OptChecked = True
OptChecked = False
End If

WrdApp.Selection.Collapse Direction:=wdCollapseEnd

Set RadioObj = WrdApp.Selection.InlineShapes.AddOLEControl("Forms.OptionButton.1")
With RadioObj.OLEFormat.Object
.GroupName = GrpName
.Caption = "PPO"
.Font.Name = "Arial"
.Font.Size = 8
.Value = O... Read more

A:Excel Macro - converting excel to word doc - stops after row 29

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