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I have a workbook that inserts the time to cell C15. However when I have another workbook open the time is inserted to cell C15 of the active workbook. How to I prevent this from occurring?
Snippet from code that puts the data and time in the C15 cell 
of the Active workbook  when I need it in
ThisWorkbookSheets(1).Range C15

Set TimeC = range("C15")
   TimeC = TimeC.Value
   range("B15").Value = Left(Trim(range("B15").Value), 12)
   MyData.SetText ""
   MyData.PutInClipboard
   TimeC.Value = Date & ":" & Time

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Question by:llawrenceg
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by:dlmille
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Try referring to the range like ths:

ThisWorkbook.Range("C15")

Dvae
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by:dlmille
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Set TimeC = ThisWorkbook.Range("C15") 'where the code is running
TimeC = TimeC.Value

Now that TimeC is pointed to the right workbook, the rest of your code should be fine.

Dave
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by:Ardhendu Sarangi
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whats the name of the target workbook?


you can use somthing like this...replace target with the actual name of the excel file

Workbooks("Target").Activate
Set TimeC = range("C15")
   TimeC = TimeC.Value
   range("B15").Value = Left(Trim(range("B15").Value), 12)
   MyData.SetText ""
   MyData.PutInClipboard
   TimeC.Value = Date & ":" & Time

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Rory Archibald earned 668 total points
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Set TimeC = ThisWorkbook.Sheets(1).range("C15")  
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by:dlmille
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I forgot the sheets part

Lol
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by:llawrenceg
ID: 35200988
Great Guys , I needed to know where to put it and you  told me.
Thanks Works perfectly
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