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Posted on 2003-10-28
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Is there a method for checking the existence of Microsoft excel 2000 on the client machine?
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Private Sub Command1_Click()
MsgBox IsExcel2000Installed
End Sub

Function IsExcel2000Installed() As Boolean
Dim xcel As Object
On Error Resume Next
Set xcel = CreateObject("excel.application")
If Err.Number = 0 Then
    If xcel.version = "9.0" Then
        IsExcel2000Installed = True
        Exit Function
    End If
End If
IsExcel2000Installed = False
End Function
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by:joefunsmith
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although you could rely on vb cleaning up after itself, you might want to include after
 IsExcel2000Installed = True,
 "set xcel = nothing"
unless of course you are going to use the created object

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I think the function I posted should have answered the question.
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