Solved

VBA - Check a tab exists in another sheet

Posted on 2014-07-30
4
171 Views
Last Modified: 2014-07-30
Hi,

I want to check to see if a tab exists in a wb xyz.xls called "Combined Data"

If it does not, do nothing, carry on

if it does, message box "Error, new data not saved", then exit sub

Thanks
0
Comment
Question by:Seamus2626
  • 2
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 21

Expert Comment

by:Randy Poole
ID: 40229202
so this will be a different workbook then the active one?
0
 

Author Comment

by:Seamus2626
ID: 40229205
Yes, thanks
0
 
LVL 21

Accepted Solution

by:
Randy Poole earned 500 total points
ID: 40229218
Sub CheckPageinWB()
    Dim xls As Excel.Worksheet
    Dim xlb As Excel.Workbook
    Dim hassheet As Boolean
    hassheet = False
    
    Set xlb = Workbooks.Open("xyz.xls")
    For Each xls In xlb.Worksheets
        If xls.Name = "Combined Data" Then
            hassheet = True
            Exit For
        End If
    Next
    xlb.Close False
    If (hassheet) Then MsgBox "Error, new data not saved"
End Sub

Open in new window

0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:Seamus2626
ID: 40229229
Thanks Randy
0

Featured Post

Gigs: Get Your Project Delivered by an Expert

Select from freelancers specializing in everything from database administration to programming, who have proven themselves as experts in their field. Hire the best, collaborate easily, pay securely and get projects done right.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

This tutorial explains how to create a series of drop-down lists that are dependent upon prior selections to guide (“force”) the user to make the correct selection and reduce data errors within Microsoft Excel. Excel 2010 was used for this tutorial;…
This article will guide you to convert a grid from a picture into Excel format using Microsoft OneNote and no other 3rd party application.
The viewer will learn how to create a normally distributed random variable in Excel, use a normal distribution to simulate the return on an investment over a period of years, Create a Monte Carlo simulation using a normal random variable, and calcul…
Although Jacob Bernoulli (1654-1705) has been credited as the creator of "Binomial Distribution Table", Gottfried Leibniz (1646-1716) did his dissertation on the subject in 1666; Leibniz you may recall is the co-inventor of "Calculus" and beat Isaac…

815 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

9 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now