Excel VBA - How to prompt user to save wkbook w/ specific name & location

This is the code I tried but can't get to work:

sFileSaveName=ThisWorkbook.Range("rFileName").value

With Application.Dialogs(xlDialogSaveAs)("C:\RootFolder\Subdir\" & sFileSaveName)
    .Show
End With

Thanks, --Andres
AndresHernandoAsked:
Who is Participating?

[Product update] Infrastructure Analysis Tool is now available with Business Accounts.Learn More

x
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

nutschCommented:
you can try something like:

thisworkbook.saveas application.getsaveasfilename
0

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
andrewssd3Commented:
Alternatively:
    Dim dlg As Office.FileDialog
    Dim sFileSaveName As String
    
    sFileSaveName = Application.Range("rFileName").Value


    Set dlg = Application.FileDialog(msoFileDialogSaveAs)
        
    With dlg
        .InitialFileName = "C:\RootFolder\Subdir\" & sFileSaveName
        
        If .Show Then
            .Execute
        End If
    End With

Open in new window

0
Rob HensonFinance AnalystCommented:
Rather than showing the File Save As dialog with a default entry, can you not just save the file with the required path & name?

This code will do that.

sFileSaveName = Range("File_Name")
    ActiveWorkbook.SaveAs Filename:=sFileSaveName _
        , FileFormat:=xlNormal, Password:="", WriteResPassword:="", _
        ReadOnlyRecommended:=False, CreateBackup:=False

Open in new window


Using the Save As dialog opens up the option for user to use a different name. Do you want this?

Thanks
Rob H
0
Ingeborg Hawighorst (Microsoft MVP / EE MVE)Microsoft MVP ExcelCommented:
This question has been classified as abandoned and is closed as part of the Cleanup Program. See the recommendation for more details.
0
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Microsoft Excel

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.