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I have a VB4 appl. that creates an excel spreadsheet and dumps data to it. (NT4) When I shut down Excel ('close the workbook), I get Dr. Watson:

                        EXCEL.exe
Exception: access violation(0xc0000005),Address:0x3002db7

I'm using CreateObject to create my workbook and have tried
the combinations of setting the workbook/worksheet objects to nothing in my appl. to no avail.

dim xltemp, rptexcel as object

 Set xltemp = CreateObject("Excel.sheet") 'Create OLE object
 Set rptExcel = xltemp.ActiveSheet

'set xltemp = nothing
'set rptexcel = nothing

I've read the microsoft support doc. q176242, but am not
convinced that's whats happening here.

Any help you can give would be appreciated.
thanks.
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Question by:BOSS
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by:Sekans
ID: 1463480
BOSS, try using:
Set xltemp = CreateObject("Excel.Application")' create the application instead of just the sheet
xltemp.Quit

then
Set xltemp = Nothing
Set rptexcel = Nothing

Regards,
Sekans
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by:clifABB
ID: 1463481
Just curious...
Do you have the worksheet open in Excel at the same time you are accessing it from within VB?
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by:zsi
ID: 1463482
On an unrelated side note, you do realize that the following line:

      dim xltemp, rptexcel as object

is the same as this:

     Dim xltemp as Variant
     Dim rptexecl as Object

Not that this will have any bearing on what you are doing.  I just thought that I would point it out.

zsi
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by:BOSS
ID: 1463483
Tried the create "excel.application" route and .quit functionality also to no avail. Therefore this is still a problem
with or without excel open.  
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by:Sekans
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Can you open the sheet into excel using just excel.  Just a thought, but you may want to be sure it is not a problem with excel.

Sekans
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gsmotherman earned 300 total points
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Dim xl as Object
'or Dim xl As Excel.Application

Set xl = CreateObject("Excel.Application")

'Do stuff

xl.ActiveWorkbook.Close 'False
xl.Quit 'False
Set xl = Nothing

Try this,
Gary

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