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Hi,

I have some code that saves a file in the second most recent month

It is doing that perfecty but will name the file Sep11 in the August fiolder that it finds

Can i have this amended so it will name it Aug11

Thanks
Seamus
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Function Date_FileName(pPath As String, pFilePrefix As String) As String
Dim DayOfWeek As Integer, DayDiff As Integer, CharDate As String, MonthNo As Integer, CharYear As String, CharMonth  As String
Dim Result As String
    
    DayOfWeek = Weekday(Date)                                   ' Sunday is 1, Monday is 2, Tuesday is 3 etc
    If DayOfWeek = 2 Then                                       ' If a monday then we need the date as of friday, otherwise previous day
        DayDiff = 3
    Else
        If DayOfWeek = 1 Then
          DayDiff = 2                                           ' If a Sunday then we need the date as of friday, otherwise previous day
        Else
          DayDiff = 1                                           ' otherwise it should be set to the previous day
        End If
    End If
    CharDate = Format(DateAdd("m", -1, Date) , "mmyy")               ' Get the character date formwatted how we want it

    CharMonth = Format(DateAdd("m", -1, Date), "mmm yyyy")
    Result = pPath & CharMonth & "\" & pFilePrefix & "" & CharDate & ".xls"
    Date_FileName = Result
End Function

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Function Date_FileName(pPath As String, pFilePrefix As String) As String
Dim DayOfWeek As Integer, DayDiff As Integer, CharDate As String, MonthNo As Integer, CharYear As String, CharMonth  As String
Dim Result As String
    
    DayOfWeek = Weekday(Date)                                   ' Sunday is 1, Monday is 2, Tuesday is 3 etc
    If DayOfWeek = 2 Then                                       ' If a monday then we need the date as of friday, otherwise previous day
        DayDiff = 3
    Else
        If DayOfWeek = 1 Then
          DayDiff = 2                                           ' If a Sunday then we need the date as of friday, otherwise previous day
        Else
          DayDiff = 1                                           ' otherwise it should be set to the previous day
        End If
    End If
    CharDate = Format(DateAdd("m", -1, Date)- DayDiff , "mmyy")               ' Get the character date formwatted how we want it

    CharMonth = Format(DateAdd("m", -1, Date), "mmm yyyy")
    Result = pPath & CharMonth & "\" & pFilePrefix & "" & CharDate & ".xls"
    Date_FileName = Result
End Function

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by:Seamus2626
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Excellent! Thank you very much pratima_mcs

Cheers,
Seamus
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