excel

'Reference made to excel 8.0

Dim xlApp as excel.application
dim xlBook as excel.workbook
dim xlsheet as excel.worksheet
dim myFile as string

myFile = "C:\myfolder\myfile.xls"

Open myfile for output as #1

I want to access the worksheet pSheet and I want to add the words "help me" to cell # A4 and "please" to cell # A5

How do I do this?

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xSinbadCommented:
Have a look at this example from carruina  Date: 07/30/2001 PAQ Q.20160197

Insert the reference  "Microsoft Excel 8.0 Object Library"
and paste this code

The code open a Book named "C:\ExcelBook.xls"
select or insert a sheet named "Libro2"
Insert "Hello" in the cell 5,5
And save the file

Private Sub Comando0_Click()

Dim xlApp As Excel.Application
Dim xlBook As Excel.Workbook
Dim xlSheet As Excel.Worksheet
Dim aux As Excel.Worksheet
Dim exists As Boolean
Set xlApp = CreateObject("Excel.Application")
Set xlBook = xlApp.Workbooks.Open("C:\ExcelBook.xls") 'Open
'If you want use a preformated book change the method Add to Open (path & "\name.xls")

For Each aux In xlBook.Worksheets
   If aux.Name = "Libro2" Then
       Set xlSheet = aux
       exists = True
       Exit For
   End If
Next

If Not exists Then
   Set xlSheet = xlBook.Worksheets.Add
   xlSheet.Name = "Libro2"
End If
xlApp.Visible = True

'Code to insert values

xlSheet.Cells(5, 5) = "Hello"

xlBook.Save

Set xlSheet = Nothing
Set xlBook = Nothing
Set xlApp = Nothing

End Sub  
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vbWayneAuthor Commented:
Not quite correct but enough to help me work out the answer and for that you get the points.Thanks for taking the time and effort.
Wayne

here is workable code in case someone looks this up.

Option Explicit
Option Compare Text

Dim xlApp As Excel.Application
Dim xlBook As Excel.Workbook
Dim xlSheet As Excel.Worksheet
Dim exists As Boolean

Private Sub cmdEnter_Click()
 Dim myBook
 myBook = "g:\pcp\balance\pcptst.xls"
 Set xlApp = CreateObject("Excel.Application")
 Set xlBook = xlApp.Workbooks.Open(myBook) 'Open
      Set xlSheet = xlBook.Worksheets(1)
     
 xlApp.Visible = True

 'Code to insert values

 xlSheet.Cells(5, 5).Value = "Hello"

 xlBook.Save
 xlBook.Application.Quit
 Set xlSheet = Nothing
 Set xlBook = Nothing
 Set xlApp = Nothing
End Sub
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