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I have 3 worksheet in my workbook. I have declared them ws1 = .... ws2 = ..... ws3=.......

I have to constantly set them as i use them in most modules. How can i set them once at the begining and then reference them after.
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by:ExcelGuide
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did you already try:
Public ws1, ws2, ws3

at the beginning of your code, so something like
Public ws1, ws2, ws3
Sub yourcode()
{yoour code
ws1 = "sheet1"
}
End Sub
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by:j8547
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I have Public ws1, ws2, ws3 at the top. Then in my code i have set ws 1 = thisworkbook.worksheet......
the problem is i have to do this in every Sub. If i say use ws 1 without setting it again i get an error. I was looking to only set it once and thats it. Can this be done
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it should work, here also another explanation:
Public or Global variables - all procedures in all modules can see & use them. Declared in the General Declarations section of a module using the keyword 'Public'. Even though you can declare public variables in a form module, I would declare all public variables in a standard module (because it is loaded when the application starts & is available throughout the application). Form modules are only available once the form has be loaded & until it is unloaded. So, that could be A source of your problem....

Anyway, I once used another solution and used the following site (document properties):
http://www.cpearson.com/excel/docprop.aspx

Hope it will help you out, good luck
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