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Excel 2010 VBA - How to Copy the current workbook (with VBA modules)

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I have a workbook BUDGET.XLSM and it has code that I need and want.  I want to
1) make a copy of this workbook
2) name the new workbook "NEW BUDGET.XLSM"  
3) in the new copy. I want to delete an unnecessary worksheet named "OLD".

The code that will be executing this will be resident in budget.xlsm.

Can someone help me with this code?
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Question by:brothertruffle880
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by:Martin Liss
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Just do File|SaveAs from Excel.
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The following code will do what you are looking for...
Public Sub DuplicateWorkbook()

ActiveWorkbook.SaveCopyAs "New Budget.xlsm"
Workbooks.Open "New Budget.xlsm"
ActiveWorkbook.Sheets("OLD").Delete
End Sub

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Tom
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by:David L. Hansen
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Just in case you were thinking "copy WORKSHEET to a different WORKBOOK" here's the code:
Sub CopyWorksheets()

Dim wbGenerated as Workbook, wbTemplate as Workbook
Dim ws as Worksheet

Set wbGenerated = Workbooks("Generated.xlsx")
Set wbTemplate = Workbooks("TemplateASA.xlsx") 'If this line fails, remove it and uncomment the following line
' Set wbTemplate = Workbooks.Open("TemplateASA.xlsx", ,True) ' Opens as read only
For Each sh In wbTemplate.Worksheets
   sh.Copy After:=wbGenerated.Sheets(wbGenerated.Sheets.Count)
Next sh
'wbTemplate.Close(False) 'Only required if you opened wbTemplate above

End sub

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