How to return reference to sheet1 in excel

Posted on 2015-02-24
Last Modified: 2016-02-10
This spreadsheet was updated from MS Office 2012 to MS Office 2013.  Now code I used before sheet1.cells(5,2) comes back and tell me application-defined or object defined error.  So somewhere I lost a reference.   could someone please tell me how to get It back.  I cant seem to use sheet2.activate or anything referencing the sheets.

Question by:mgmhicks
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Can we see the rest of the code?
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by:Santosh Gupta
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MS Office 2012 ??

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this doesn't work  sheet1.Cells(5, 2)

but this does work cells(5,2)
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FarWest earned 500 total points
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it should  work!! can you see sheet1 in project explorer in code window?

make sure that you have at least those references in the project
excelref.jpgif still not working try this
dim sheet1 as worksheet
set sheet1 = activeworkbook.worksheets(1)

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I know right.  I have other worksheets that are just fine.  Here are my references.

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I think references are fine
can you see sheet1 as this excelproj.jpg

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Yes, I do.   it does the same for other sheets within the same workbook.
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Will you send me the file. You can remove any data inside but keep the sheets. And make sure that the problem still exists in the uploaded file
BTW did the code I gave you before solved the problem?

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