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Posted on 2002-04-10
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How do I write code at the end of my macro that will automatically save a file after the macro does its task? This file will be located on each persons desktop for easy access.
After the macro assigns a PO number I want the file saved automatically (written in the code) and after each user fill out their order form it will be up to them to do a manual "Save As" to their proper folder.

here is my macro for further reference.....
 
Public Sub GetNewJobNumber()
Dim strJob As String
 strJob = InputBox("Enter job number")
 Worksheets("Access & Couplers").Range("I9") = strJob & "-" _ & Worksheets("PONumber").Range("A1")
 Worksheets("PoNumber").Range("A1:A1").Delete
 End Sub
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Question by:He4Giv
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by:Ber
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I think something like this should work

Public Sub GetNewJobNumber()

Dim strJob As String

strJob = InputBox("Enter job number")
Worksheets("Access & Couplers").Range("I9") = strJob & "-" _ & Worksheets("PONumber").Range("A1")
Worksheets("PoNumber").Range("A1:A1").Delete

ChDir "C:\WINDOWS\Desktop"
    ActiveWorkbook.SaveAs Filename:="temp.xls", FileFormat:= _
        xlNormal, Password:="", WriteResPassword:="", ReadOnlyRecommended:=False _
        , CreateBackup:=False
End Sub

Cheers...
Ber...
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kcm76 earned 50 total points
ID: 6932586
How about just **Worsheets(X).save**

kcm
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by:He4Giv
ID: 6932764
Yours didnt work but was close so I checked VB help and found the syntax to be....

ActiveWorkbook.Save

This saved the file for me

Thanks
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