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Excel macro for username of the computers

Posted on 2011-03-14
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Dear experts,
I would like to learn who has opened my excel file in the company where we use a network and every computer has a username?
I need a macro for this.
do you know one?
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Dave Brett earned 500 total points
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If you add this code to the ThisWorkbook module it will append records to a text file (log.txt" in the same path as the file is stored

It will write
System Log On, PC Name, Time

You can change the log file path, ie to write to z:\temp where z is a network drive

Open "z:\temp\usage.log" For Append As #1

Cheers

Dave
Private Sub Workbook_Open()
    Open ThisWorkbook.Path & "\log.txt" For Append As #1
    Print #1, Environ("username"), Environ("computername"), Now
    Close #1
End Sub

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by:Braveheartli
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Dear brettdj,
your answer is great,
thank you very much,
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