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From MS Access 2007 use VBA to change column A to general formating in Excel worksheet

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From MS Access 2007 open a Excel workbook.  Then change column A formating to general.
Column A  currently has  [=1]"ONE";[=0]"////";General

I'm going to do a filecopy of the Excel workbook, then change the copied workbook column A formating to general

The reason for changing the formating , when importing only th  "ONE" is imported even if there is another value entered.
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Rey Obrero (Capricorn1) earned 500 total points
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dim xlObj as object
set xlObj=createobject("excel.application")

xlobj.workbooks.open <path and excel file name>

with xlObj
     .worksheets("nameOfsheet").select
     .columns("A:A").select
     .selection.numberformat="General"
end with

xlobj.quit

end with
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by:newholyman
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Thank you sir.

Will need to save work book for the change to be effective?

Again, Thank you.
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I've requested that this question be closed as follows:

Accepted answer: 0 points for newholyman's comment #a40346795

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This resolved my question.  Thank you1
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