VBA Calling WorkbookName minus the .xls

How do I grab a workbook name without the file extension?

This is what I get with ThisWorkBook.Name = PM.xls

What I want is just = PM

Suggestions?

Troy
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]Billing EngineerCommented:
left(ThisWorkBook.Name, len(ThisWorkBook.Name)-4)
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Patrick MatthewsCommented:
Hi Troy,

SomeVar = Left(ThisWorkbook.Name, InStrRev(ThisWorkbook.Name, ".xls", -1, vbCompareText) - 1)

Regards,

Patrick
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vinnyd79Commented:
Left(ThisWorkBook.Name,Instrrev(ThisWorkBook.Name,".") -1)
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troyhalseyAuthor Commented:
Thanks!!!
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]Billing EngineerCommented:
Let me clarify that the other 2 suggestions are more generic in the sense that excel can open documents that are not necessarily .xls but can have any other extensions...
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Patrick MatthewsCommented:
> Let me clarify that the other 2 suggestions are more generic

Well, really Vinny's was the only generic solution--my suggestion was still looking for a XLS extension :)

Patrick
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