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Iterate though sheets in external workbook

Posted on 2011-02-17
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Trying to run a for each loop on an external workbook with variable number of sheets.

for each wkSht in Workbooks(startFolder).Worksheets
  msgbox("TEST")
next

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Not sure why it won't work. startFolder is my absolute path to the workbook, as in C:/book.xls

Still new to VBA and I know this is simple. Please help!

Thanks!
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Question by:keats88
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SiddharthRout earned 125 total points
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Try this

Sub Sample()
    Dim wb As Workbook
    Dim wkSht As Worksheet
    
    Set wb = Workbooks.Open("C:\MyFile.xls")
    For Each wkSht In wb.Worksheets
      MsgBox wkSht.Name
    Next
End Sub

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by:keats88
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That works, but is there a way to do this without having to actually open the workbook?

Thanks!
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by:SiddharthRout
SiddharthRout earned 125 total points
ID: 34920048
No that I know of... AFAIK, You have to open the workbook.

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