Hyperlink Location Batch Change

Hi All.

I have a MS Excel 2007 document.  It has moved onto a different machine and I want to change part of the hyperlink location path on a few hundred cells.  For example, current path is

..\..\..\Users\HP-user\AppData\Users\HP-user\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Excel\

I want to batch change this to:

..\..\..\QA\Dropbox\Sample Analysis\

I know I need to run a macro but anything i have tried has not changed any hyperlinks or returned an error message

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Dalton
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Rgonzo1971Commented:
Hi,

pls try
Sub macro()


    For Each sh In Worksheets
       For Each lnk In sh.Hyperlinks
            lnk.Address = Replace(lnk.Address, _
            "\Users\HP-user\AppData\Users\HP-user\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Excel\
",  _
            "\QA\Dropbox\Sample Analysis\")
        Next lnk
    Next
End Sub

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[ fanpages ]IT Services ConsultantCommented:
Hi,

I asked a similar query within another question thread earlier today...

Does the in-built "Search & Replace" [CTRL]+[H] function not allow you to change the hyperlinks?

---
Find what: ..\..\..\Users\HP-user\AppData\Users\HP-user\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Excel\
Replace with: ..\..\..\QA\Dropbox\Sample Analysis\

Within: Sheet
Search: By Rows
Look in: Formulas
---

Have you already tried this?

BFN,

fp
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PCREPAIRIRLAuthor Commented:
Thanks Rgonzo1971: Top class
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PCREPAIRIRLAuthor Commented:
Thanks to both of you guys.  :)
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DonHannesCommented:
I tried both ways, but
- the first method "sub macro()" just does nothing - doesn't it work in EXCEL 2013?
- the second method does not find+replace hyperlinks, which are not formulas

So, what should I do?

- DonHannes
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