Solved

Is Excel 2000 on the Pc

Posted on 2003-10-28
4
121 Views
Last Modified: 2010-05-03
Is there a method for checking the existence of Microsoft excel 2000 on the client machine?
0
Comment
Question by:visualbasic
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 28

Accepted Solution

by:
vinnyd79 earned 50 total points
ID: 9635712
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
0
 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:joefunsmith
ID: 9638602
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

:)
0
 
LVL 28

Expert Comment

by:vinnyd79
ID: 10166208
I think the function I posted should have answered the question.
0

Featured Post

PRTG Network Monitor: Intuitive Network Monitoring

Network Monitoring is essential to ensure that computer systems and network devices are running. Use PRTG to monitor LANs, servers, websites, applications and devices, bandwidth, virtual environments, remote systems, IoT, and many more. PRTG is easy to set up & use.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

When designing a form there are several BorderStyles to choose from, all of which can be classified as either 'Fixed' or 'Sizable' and I'd guess that 'Fixed Single' or one of the other fixed types is the most popular choice. I assume it's the most p…
If you need to start windows update installation remotely or as a scheduled task you will find this very helpful.
As developers, we are not limited to the functions provided by the VBA language. In addition, we can call the functions that are part of the Windows operating system. These functions are part of the Windows API (Application Programming Interface). U…
This lesson covers basic error handling code in Microsoft Excel using VBA. This is the first lesson in a 3-part series that uses code to loop through an Excel spreadsheet in VBA and then fix errors, taking advantage of error handling code. This l…

803 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question