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Opening a folder using VBA

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Sub TextBox2_Click()

    Dim fso
    Dim fol As String
    
    fol = "C:\GL Summary" ' change to match the folder path
    Set fso = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
    If Not fso.FolderExists(fol) Then
        fso.CreateFolder (fol)

        If MsgBox("Folder created! Do you want to open the folder to move your files?", vbYesNo + vbInformation, "Open Excel Folder") = vbYes Then Shell Environ("windir") & "\explorer.exe " & Application.CurrentProject.Path & "C:\GL Summary\", vbNormalFocus
 
    Else
        MsgBox fol & " already exists!", vbExclamation, "Folder Exists!"
    End If
End Sub

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Hi all,

I am trying to open the above folder via VBA using a 'Yes/No' message. However I am getting an 'object doesn't support this property or method error' in this part 'Shell Environ("windir") & "\explorer.exe '

Any help is much appreciated!
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Question by:Shanan212
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Hi, Shanan212.

Please remove "& Application.CurrentProject.Path" so the line is...

 
If MsgBox("Folder created! Do you want to open the folder to move your files?", vbYesNo + vbInformation, "Open Excel Folder") = vbYes Then Shell Environ("windir") & "\explorer.exe " & "C:\GL Summary\", vbNormalFocus

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Regards,
Brian.
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Much appreciated!
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Short and sweet, many thanks!
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