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Run macro if Workbook_Open() criteria is met

I want to run my procedure of moving row data to another worksheet. I have that but I want it to run automatically when the spreadsheet opens. If Column B date is 7 days ago from today's i want it to run my macro (TransferPrints) . For example if today is 06/05/2013 and column B has a date of  05/20/2013 (Subtract only weekdays), it would run, if it is 6/01/2013 it would not run my macro for that particular row.

I tried adding the following procedure to the workbook page but I'm having all my data in Column B removed instead of filtering and selecting only days that are greater than 7 days from today


Private Sub Workbook_Open()
    On Error Resume Next
   
    If (Application.WorksheetFunction.Weekday(Format(Now(), "m/d/yyyy") > 7)) Then
            If (Format(Now(), "m,d,yyyy") = Sheets("Print").Range("B:B").Value) Then
   
     
     'If (WorksheetFunction.WorkDay(Sheets("Print").Range("B:B"), -7)) Then
       
            TransferPrints
        End If
    End If
End Sub
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Not sure how your TransferPrints function works but the formula  .Range("B:B").  selects the entire column as a whole, and doesnt check each individual cell.

something like this may work....

dim cellX as range
for each cellX in Sheets("Print").Range("B:B")
    if now() - cellX >7 then
          TransferPrints cellX  ''does Transfer prints use the ActiveCell ??
    endif
next cellX

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can you post parts of a sample workbook for us to test against ?
I'm amazed that anything works at all.

This code:
 If (Application.WorksheetFunction.Weekday(Format(Now(), "m/d/yyyy") > 7)) Then

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Should always be false since the Weekday function returns a number from 1-7, which will never be > 7.

In addition, there is no reason to format the value unless you want to see it differently in the debugger.

And the "Application.WorksheetFunction" part is optional.

So what I think you're looking for is something closer to what robberbaron posted.  Ultimately, if you want to check more than one cell, you either need to use a function that supports ranges (of which neither Format nor Now do in your second If) or you need to use some kind of loop (like robberbaron's For Each)
And as indicated, the problem may be in other parts of the code.
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Thanks Roberbarron, good stuff.