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Delete data on close

Posted on 2013-10-28
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How would I go about deleting data from an entire section upon closing the workbook.  

I would like to delete the range B2:J1000 at the close.

Any ideas?  thanks,
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by:Peter Kwan
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Please see if the attached works for you.
Testworkbook.xlsm
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by:BostonBob
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I was just about to say the same thing.  thanks.
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The following macro (which must be installed in the ThisWorkbook code pane) will clear cells B2:J1000 from the first worksheet in the workbook, then save the file. It is triggered by the user trying to close the workbook.
Private Sub Workbook_BeforeClose(Cancel As Boolean)
Worksheets(1).Range("B2:J1000").ClearContents
ThisWorkbook.Save
End Sub

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