Solved

How can I capture the operating system as a string that an excel workbook is running on using vba code in excel?

Posted on 2007-04-04
2
260 Views
Last Modified: 2010-03-05
I am trying to capture some usage information about the computer a person is using while working on our applications.  we are then shooting this information to an SQL database.

How can I capture the operating system as a string that the application is running on using vba code in excel?
0
Comment
Question by:ohmetw
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
2 Comments
 
LVL 85

Accepted Solution

by:
Rory Archibald earned 500 total points
ID: 18849831
You can use:
Application.OperatingSystem

:)

HTH
Rory
0
 

Author Comment

by:ohmetw
ID: 18849977
excellent...man...how simple can it get!!!  :-)

Thanks!
0

Featured Post

Creating Instructional Tutorials  

For Any Use & On Any Platform

Contextual Guidance at the moment of need helps your employees/users adopt software o& achieve even the most complex tasks instantly. Boost knowledge retention, software adoption & employee engagement with easy solution.

Question has a verified solution.

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

Excel can be a tricky bit of software to get your head around. Whilst you’ll be able to eventually get to grips with the basic understanding of how to get by, there are a few Excel tips that not everybody will even know about let alone know how to d…
In Part II of this series, I will discuss how to identify all open instances of Excel and enumerate the workbooks, spreadsheets, and named ranges within each of those instances.
Graphs within dashboards are meant to be dynamic, representing data from a period of time that will change each time the dashboard is updated with new data. Rather than update each graph to point to a different set within a static set of data, t…
This Micro Tutorial will demonstrate in Google Sheets how to use the HYPERLINK function to create live links inside your spreadsheet.

738 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