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I use the code below to determine a value, however later in the procedure I would like to use it again and the value is empty?  Is there a way to make this a global value so it is not lost?  Or a way to carry the value from one procedure to another?  Trying to determine just where I am losing it.

session.findById("wnd[0]/usr/ctxtRMMG1-MATNR").Text = strValidMatlNum
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Glenn Ray earned 2000 total points
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You could declare strValidMatlNum as a Global variable (added outside your subroutine).  This will allow the value to be used in all modules:
Option Explicit
Global strValidMatlNum as String

Sub subroutine()
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End Sub

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Be sure you don't have other declarations for the same variable name elsewhere.  I will sometimes create a module exclusively for global variables.

-Glenn
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by:RWayneH
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It worked!!  Thanks... but if some reason I could not use Ln1?  I made the procedure stop at places were I was setting a variable to Y or X...  different one..  After I commented that out it worked.  Any thoughts on the Ln 1
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RWayneH

You should always use Option Explicit as it helps you find undeclared variables, and you should always declare your variables.:)
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^ What imnorie said.    If you add the Option Explicit and then do a compile (VBA menu: Debug - Compile VBA Project) you'll be alerted to any/all undeclared variables.

-Glenn
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Thanks for the help.
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You're welcome.
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