Solved

File save as - replace existing file

Posted on 2008-06-12
3
853 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-21
I my existing macro I have to save the active worksheet as a csv.  The csv will always exist in the directory which I am saving it to.  Is there a parameter in the saveas command that will automatically answer the replace file question?
ActiveWorkbook.SaveAs Filename:="C:\my documents\Costing.csv", FileFormat:=xlCSV, CreateBackup:=False

Open in new window

0
Comment
Question by:ilrosebud26
[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
3 Comments
 
LVL 35

Accepted Solution

by:
mvidas earned 50 total points
ID: 21772865
Hi rosebud,

If you toggle DisplayAlerts before and after the saveas line, it shouldn't prompt you.

Matt
Application.DisplayAlerts = False
ActiveWorkbook.SaveAs Filename:="C:\my documents\Costing.csv", FileFormat:=xlCSV, CreateBackup:=False
Application.DisplayAlerts = True

Open in new window

0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:ilrosebud26
ID: 31466709
Thank you for your quick response.  I am sorry to ask something so simple but now I know!
0
 
LVL 35

Expert Comment

by:mvidas
ID: 21773042
Not a problem! It is a useful thing to use remove any prompt you get (saveas, erase sheet, etc). Almost as useful as turning off ScreenUpdating to make things run smoother :) Let me know if you need anything else
0

Featured Post

Independent Software Vendors: We Want Your Opinion

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

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

Suggested Solutions

If you have ever used Microsoft Word then you know that it has a good spell checker and it may have occurred to you that the ability to check spelling might be a nice piece of functionality to add to certain applications of yours. Well the code that…
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…
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…
Get people started with the utilization of class modules. Class modules can be a powerful tool in Microsoft Access. They allow you to create self-contained objects that encapsulate functionality. They can easily hide the complexity of a process from…

730 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