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Posted on 2013-11-05
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Hi,

It's a pretty straightforward macro (Module 2). I am looking through a list of names in my first worksheet, then copying the 2nd worksheet into a new workbook.

this code works, but it only copies the information, so I get errors when opening the new files because the links don't update.

Sub Simpleo()
Dim i As Integer
Dim owb As Workbook
Dim ws As Worksheet
Set ws = Sheet2
 
    For i = 2 To Sheet1.Range("E" & Rows.Count).End(xlUp).Row
        Sheet2.[e3] = Sheet1.Range("E" & i) & "-#1"
        Set owb = Workbooks.Add
        ws.Columns("A:H").Copy [a1]
        owb.SaveAs "C:\TEST Fitness Results\" & [e3] & ".xls"
        owb.Close False
  Next i
End Sub

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Instead, I am trying to modify it so it will paste values instead of just copying.

I don't think I even need to copy it, but I am a bit confused with the loop and the new workbook.

Sub Simpleo()
Dim i As Integer
Dim owb As Workbook
Dim ws As Worksheet
Set ws = Sheet2
 
    For i = 2 To Sheet1.Range("E" & Rows.Count).End(xlUp).Row
        Sheet2.[e3] = Sheet1.Range("E" & i) & "-#1"
        Set owb = Workbooks.Add
        ws.Columns("A:H").Copy
        owb.Range("A1").PasteSpecial Paste:=xlPasteValues, Operation:=xlNone, _
        SkipBlanks:=False, Transpose:=False
        owb.SaveAs "C:\TEST Fitness Results\" & [e3] & ".xls"
        owb.Close False
  Next i
End Sub

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Question by:bvanscoy678
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byundt earned 2000 total points
ID: 39625322
In statement 11 of your second sub, you need to specify the worksheet.
In statement 13, you need to specify the FileFormat parameter. You may also want to specify which sheet is furnishing the value of E3 for the filename.
Sub Simpleo()
Dim i As Integer
Dim owb As Workbook
Dim ws As Worksheet
Set ws = Sheet2
 
    For i = 2 To Sheet1.Range("E" & Rows.Count).End(xlUp).Row
        Sheet2.[E3] = Sheet1.Range("E" & i) & "-#1"
        Set owb = Workbooks.Add
        ws.Columns("A:H").Copy
        owb.Worksheets(1).Range("A1").PasteSpecial Paste:=xlPasteValues, Operation:=xlNone, _
        SkipBlanks:=False, Transpose:=False
        owb.SaveAs "C:\TEST Fitness Results\" & ws.[E3] & ".xls", FileFormat:=56
        owb.Close False
  Next i
End Sub

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by:bvanscoy678
ID: 39625437
Works perfect. I just need to add the formatting. Again, Thanks. Brent
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by:bvanscoy678
ID: 39625441
Thanks Brad!
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