VB.net Find method causing errors in another Excel document

Hi
 
I am getting   the error below when I run the following code in my VB.net Excel Add-in. The value is definitely there
and I can find it using the loop shown further down. What have I done wrong in my code?      

                  Dim xWorkBook As Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel.Workbook
                    xWorkBook = xlApp.Workbooks.Open(oDetail3)
       oFindAddress = xWorkBook.ActiveSheet.Range("A1:A1048576").Find( _
           What:=oDetail5, After:=xWorkBook.Sheets(1).Range("A1"), _
           LookIn:=Excel.XlFindLookIn.xlValues, LookAt:=Excel.XlLookAt.xlPart, SearchOrder:=Excel.XlSearchOrder.xlByColumns, _
           SearchDirection:=Excel.XlSearchDirection.xlNext).Address

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                     Dim strValue As String
                                    Dim blnThere As Boolean = False
                                    For r As Integer = 1 To 1000
                                        strValue = CStr(xWorkBook.Sheets(oUseSheet).cells(r, 1).value)
                                        If strValue = oDetail5 Then
                                            blnThere = True
                                            oListStartRow = r + 1
                                            Exit For
                                        End If
                                    Next
                                    If blnThere = True Then
                                        MsgBox("Not there")
                                    End If
Murray BrownMicrosoft Cloud Azure/Excel Solution DeveloperAsked:
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Wayne Taylor (webtubbs)Commented:
try something like this...

Dim xWorkBook As Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel.Workbook
Dim oFindRange As Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel.Range
xWorkBook = xlApp.Workbooks.Open(oDetail3)
oFindRange = xWorkBook.ActiveSheet.Range("A:A").Find(What:=oDetail5, LookIn:=Excel.XlFindLookIn.xlValues, LookAt:=Excel.XlLookAt.xlPart)
If oFindRange IsNot Nothing Then
    oFindAddress = oFindRange.Address
Else
    MessageBox.Show("'" & oDetail5 & "' not found in column 'A'")
End If

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Murray BrownMicrosoft Cloud Azure/Excel Solution DeveloperAuthor Commented:
Thanks very much
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