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Check folder existance using cell reference

Posted on 2011-03-14
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Hello, Can anyone tell me I get a 'type mismatch' error message with the second version below?
A specific folder reference, as in the first example, works just fine
Many thanks!
If Dir("C:\Backup5", vbDirectory) = "" Then
MkDir "C:\Backup5"
End If

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If Dir(Range("S9").Value, vbDirectory) = "" Then
MkDir Range("S9").Value
End If

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Question by:davidam
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What do you have on cell S9?
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by:davidam
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C:\Backup5
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I've tested your code and works fine on my computer...

I've tested putting this:

C:\Test

on cell S9 and it worked fine. No errors presented!
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Are you sure you don't have spaces on your cell?
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So I am actually taking the cell reference from the active workbook and not the workbook that holds the code.  I originally put a procedure directly into the workbook without making a module...now I put it in a module and it works fine.  I dunno.  I will just accept your solution because you made it clear toi me that it should work. Many thanks!
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