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path Variable captured using a batch file needs to also be utilized in Excel VBS to open excel file.

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VB ScriptWindows BatchMicrosoft DOS
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Here is a snipit of the batch file code which captures the directory and file name. I had help on this before but wish to take it a little further.

set LatestDir=%LatestDir%
Set Dir=c:\Temp
Set Varname=Name of file.xlsx

for /f "delims=" %%a in ('dir /b /a:d /o:n "%Dir%\WR*"') do set LatestDir=%Dir%\%%a
set LatestFile=%LatestDir%\%varname%
dir "%LatestFile%"
The above works great..  I now have a xlsm file which runs a macro when a 2nd xlsm file is opened, code below. My question is how can I pull in the above variable for %LatestDir% and apply it to this script below for the path since it changes each week?
Public Function TestExcelMacro()
Dim objXLApp As Object
Dim XLApp As Object
Set XLApp = CreateObject("Excel.Application")
With XLApp
.Application.Visible = True
.UserControl = True
.Workbooks.Open "c:\temp\RAMCOMacos.xlsm", True
.Workbooks.Open "c:\temp\wr20160718\New_ End-Dated_Revised.xlsm", False

.Run "RAMCOmacos.xlsm!MacroRAMS_CO_Sort"
End With

Set XLApp = Nothing
End Function

SO this line below would look something like this in excel.. Pulling in the "LatestDir".  Reason for this is because each week this directory name changes so the code in my XLSM file needs to also reflect what is being capture by the Batch file.  

.Workbooks.Open "%LatestDir%\New_ End-Dated_Revised.xlsm", False
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