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Opening launching excel 2010 from VB 2010

Posted on 2013-06-13
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What would be the proper code to launch an excel 2010 file from vb 2010?   I have the file name in a variable just not sure of the proper way to program the process.
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by:ingetic
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Dim xlTmp As Excel.Application
 
  Set xlTmp = New Excel.Application
  xlTmp.Workbooks.Open "monexcel.xls"
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by:DJ_Consulting
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Error	1	Type 'Excel.Application' is not defined.

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     is what i'm getting I added the application under projects reference but still get the error.
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CodeCruiser earned 500 total points
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Use following line

System.Diagnostic.Process.Start(filenamevariable)
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