troubleshooting Question

How to save each worksheet with a name containing a specific character string as a new workbook?

Avatar of daviddiebel
daviddiebel asked on
Visual Basic ClassicMicrosoft ExcelVB Script
3 Comments1 Solution439 ViewsLast Modified:
This is a pretty specific question.  I use a workbook that contains a large number of worksheets.  Most of the worksheets are named "Profile1," "Profile2," and so on - all with names containing the word "profile"

If I make minor edits to one worksheet, all the "profile" worksheets update simultaneously. I need to regularly export each of the "profile" worksheets to new, separate workbook files - one worksheet for each new workbook.  So, each worksheet with a name containing the character string "profile" would need to be exported/saved as a workbook, while the other worksheets would not need to be exported.

And, preferably, each new workbook would be named according to the text contained in cell A1 of the worksheet being exported.

Thank you for your assistance!
ASKER CERTIFIED SOLUTION
Rob Brockett

Our community of experts have been thoroughly vetted for their expertise and industry experience.

Join our community to see this answer!
Unlock 1 Answer and 3 Comments.
Start Free Trial
Learn from the best

Network and collaborate with thousands of CTOs, CISOs, and IT Pros rooting for you and your success.

Andrew Hancock - VMware vExpert
See if this solution works for you by signing up for a 7 day free trial.
Unlock 1 Answer and 3 Comments.
Try for 7 days

”The time we save is the biggest benefit of E-E to our team. What could take multiple guys 2 hours or more each to find is accessed in around 15 minutes on Experts Exchange.

-Mike Kapnisakis, Warner Bros