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VB & Excel

mmahdi
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I am trying to do the following using excel OLE objects in VB:

* Open  a specific filename in excel from VB
* Open the file in readonly mode
* make excel with the workbook the active window
* make excel open maximised

I am sure there is an easy answer, but could not find the correct syntax do it

I would appreciate some help

Regards
Baltaz13
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Try "Shell" command. you need to activate ".exe" file first, then open your excel file from VB. The syntax should look like "Shell("c:\excel.exe","c:\excle.xls").
Also you can try "GetObject" or try to use active X control.

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qizhizhu,

It is not the answer I had in mind. I am looking for the syntax for OLE automation with Excel such as:

Set obj= CreateObject("excel.APPLICATION.8")
obj.Workbooks.Open (excelfile)
.
.

Regards
Baltaz13
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Yronnen,

It worked fine,
Thanks for your help!


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