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Excel Macro to copy and rename when workbook is saved

Posted on 2011-09-14
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I need a macro that will copy the opened workbook to a destination saved as the same filename & datetime. I need the macro to generate as soon as the workbook is saved. Any ideas?

Thanks.
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by:Randy Downs
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Maybe this will help

http://www.ozgrid.com/forum/showthread.php?t=61914&page=1


... simply copying your master/template sheet (it looks like you are copying everything). This is equivilent to EDIT > "Move or Copy Sheet" > checking the "Create a copy" box



VB:
Sub CopySheet()
    Dim MySheetName As String
    MySheetName = "TestSheet"
    Sheets("MasterSheet").Copy After:=Sheets("MasterSheet")
    ActiveSheet.Name = MySheetName
End Sub
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by:asmyatt
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I need the macro to save the entire excel file to another excel file.
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Try this. You may need to close your file before copying though.

http://www.dbforums.com/microsoft-excel/1609243-how-copy-file-excel-vba.html

Dim SrceFile
Dim DestFile

SrceFile = "g:\jerry\export.zip"
DestFile = "c:\data\zippedfiles\export.zip"
FileCopy SrceFile, DestFile
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