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Posted on 2011-02-18
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Hi,

I am trying to refresh an OLE DB query with some code.

I get the attached error whenever i run it my routine. The line of code it breaks on is

   Selection.QueryTable.Refresh BackgroundQuery:=False

I can phsyically refresh it on the spreadsheet, just not in the code.

Does anyone know why this is?

Thanks
Seamus
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by:SmittyPro
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It's probably due to the Selection.  Try referencing the sheet object directly.

HTH,
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by:Seamus2626
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Heres my complete code, the sheet is called Raw Data, can you suggest?

Thanks
Seamus

    Sheets("Raw Data").Visible = True
    Sheets("Raw Data").Select
    Range("a22").Select
    Selection.QueryTable.Refresh BackgroundQuery:=False
    Range("a24").Select
    Sheets("Screen").Select
       
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For Excel 2007+:

Sheets("Raw Data").Range("A22").ListObject.QueryTable.Refresh BackgroundQuery:=False

For 2003 -:

Sheets("Raw Data").Range("A22").QueryTable.Refresh BackgroundQuery:=False

And if all else fails:

ActiveWorkbook.RefreshAll

The sheet doesn't need to be visible/unhidden.


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by:Seamus2626
ID: 34928346
Good man!

ActiveWorkbook.RefreshAll

That worked

Cheers,
Seamus
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