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Auto Format in Excel using VBScript

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Last Modified: 2012-05-06
Hi
I'm looking for some code for a VB Script so I can autoformat a worksheet in excel.  I tried using the macro recorder and got the following code but I can't get it to run properly.  
It doesn't have to use the code I have below I am just looking for somethign so I can format my worksheets.  
"ie" is Set ie = CreateObject("excel.Application")

Thanks.
ie.Selection.AutoFormat Format:= xlRangeAutoFormatClassic3, Number:=True, Font:=True, Alignment:=True, Border:=True, Pattern:=True, Width:=True

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ie.Selection.AutoFormat Format:=3, Number:=True, Font:=True, Alignment:=True, Border:=True, _
    Pattern:=True, Width:=True

xlRangeAutoFormatClassic3 is equal to 3; in VBScript you cannot use named constants from other libraries.
To get the value for any Excel named constant, just go to Excel's VB Editor, and run something like this in
the Immediate window:

?xlRangeAutoFormatClassic3

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Commented:
Thanks, I've actually tried that and it gives me an "Expected Statement"  error. What else might I be doing wrong?
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Commented:
Sorry, I forgot that VBScript also does not support passing arguments by name--you can only pass them
by position:


ie.Selection.AutoFormat 3, True, True, True, True, True, True

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