Closing Excel through VB (including instance in Task manager

Posted on 2003-02-18
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Last Modified: 2013-12-26
Hi all,

I have opened excel through code, pasted some values into the cells from a recordset, saved and closed the application, yet in Task Manager the instance of excel is still there.  I have looked everywhere but cannot find a solution, although i have found people with similar problems.  Attached is my code:

Sub Export_Excel()
    Dim recArray            As Variant
    Dim fldCount            As Integer
    Dim recCount            As Long
    Dim iCol                As Integer
    Dim iRow                As Integer
    Dim xlApp               As Excel.Application
    Dim xlWb                As Excel.Workbook
    Dim xlWs                As Excel.Worksheet
    With rstPhoenix
        .Open strSQL, sADOConnect, adOpenDynamic, adLockOptimistic, adCmdText
        Set xlApp = New Excel.Application
        Set xlWb = Excel.Workbooks.Add
        Set xlWs = Excel.Worksheets("Sheet1")
     xlApp.Visible = False
     xlApp.UserControl = False
        fldCount = rstPhoenix.Fields.Count
        For iCol = 1 To fldCount
            xlWs.Cells(1, iCol).Value = rstPhoenix.Fields(iCol - 1).Name
        If Val(Mid(xlApp.Version, 1, InStr(1, xlApp.Version, ".") - 1)) > 8 Then
            xlWs.Cells(2, 1).CopyFromRecordset rstPhoenix
            'EXCEL 97 or earlier: Use GetRows then copy array to Excel
            recArray = rstPhoenix.GetRows
            recCount = UBound(recArray, 2) + 1 '+ 1 since 0-based array
            For iCol = 0 To fldCount - 1
                For iRow = 0 To recCount - 1
                    If IsDate(recArray(iCol, iRow)) Then
                        recArray(iCol, iRow) = Format(recArray(iCol, iRow))
                    ElseIf IsArray(recArray(iCol, iRow)) Then
                        recArray(iCol, iRow) = "Array Field"
                    End If
                Next iRow 'next record
            Next iCol 'next field
            xlWs.Cells(2, 1).Resize(recCount, fldCount).Value = _
        End If
        xlWb.SaveAs (strFileName)
    End With
    'Cleans up the sub
    recArray = Null
    fldCount = 0
    recCount = 0
    iCol = 0
    iRow = 0
    blnDBConnect = False
    strSQL = ""
    sADOConnect = ""
    Set rstPhoenix = Nothing
    Set xlWs = Nothing
    Set xlWb = Nothing
    Set xlApp = Nothing
End Sub
Question by:sjeffress
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Accepted Solution

jgv earned 300 total points
ID: 7979300
Try changing this...
Set xlWb = Excel.Workbooks.Add
Set xlWs = Excel.Worksheets("Sheet1")

to this...
Set xlWb = xlApp.Workbooks.Add
Set xlWs = xlWb.Worksheets("Sheet1")

Author Comment

ID: 7990277
Thanks for that.  It was some bad coding.  I had got some of the code from the internet and developed some myself, which would have caused the error.


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