why doesn't this conditional wok?

Posted on 2013-01-07
Last Modified: 2013-01-11
sheet names are sheettest,save,sheettest2.
MyArray(2) is Dog
set two watches to make sure that is what is being seen.
fig is set to false
fig becomes true even though it never finds a sheet called Dog.
can someone see why????????

For Each WS In Worksheets
If WS.Name Like MyArray(2) Then flg = True: Exit For
If flg = True Then
   DirectCopyInfo = True
   'do nothing
   Sheets.Add.Name = MyArray(2)
   DirectCopyInfo = False
End If
Question by:javagair
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by:Martin Liss
ID: 38752599
What are all your worksheet names? And why do you use 'Like' rather than '='?

This article of mine may help you. It's aimed at VB6 but most of it allies to VBA.
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ID: 38752623
what do you meant by:
MyArray(2) is Dog

how does it translate in VBA ??? all the rest is fine. The only hick-up is
MyArray(2) is Dog
This is un heared of for me so far !!!
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by:Martin Liss
ID: 38752631
What the Author means is that somewhere in the code he has something like

MyArray(2) = "Dog"
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redmondb earned 500 total points
ID: 38752641
Hi, javagair.

Please add the following line...
Debug.Print myarray(2) & " - " & ws.Name & " - " & flg
For Each ws In Worksheets
... and let us know what's output to the Immediate Pane.

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by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
ID: 38752645
you write "fig" but in the code you write "flg"
please make sure it's not a plain "typo" ...
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ID: 38752672
I don't see hjow your Flg goes to True
check out this file make sure macroes are set to enabled

noted also as angelIII pointed out the fig and flg maybe a typo in your code setting already fig to True whyle ur looking for flg ??

Author Closing Comment

ID: 38768215
copy don't type is the rule
l and i are not interchangeable except to us blind guys

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ID: 38768231
Thanks, Gary.

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