Solved

Excel VBA to copy range from closed workbook to active workbook

Posted on 2016-07-21
2
52 Views
Last Modified: 2016-07-27
Looking to use VBA to copy range columns A:W from a closed workbook in worksheet "Worksheet1" to my active workbook, worksheet "Worksheet1" range  columns A:W

The source workbook has a different name each time it is looked for, as it is renamed after the last update.
0
Comment
Question by:DougDodge
2 Comments
 
LVL 28

Accepted Solution

by:
Subodh Tiwari (Neeraj) earned 500 total points
ID: 41723194
You may try something like this....
The code will prompt you to select the source file.

Sub CopyFromAnotherWorkbook()
Dim swb As Workbook, wb As Workbook
Dim sws As Worksheet, ws As Worksheet

Dim SelectedFile As String

Application.ScreenUpdating = False
Set swb = ThisWorkbook
Set sws = swb.Sheets("Sheet1")
sws.Range("A:W").ClearContents

With Application.FileDialog(msoFileDialogFilePicker)
   .Title = "Select A Folder!"
   .ButtonName = "Confirm"
   .Filters.Clear
   .Filters.Add "Select an Excel File to open", "*.xlsx"
   If .Show = -1 Then
      SelectedFile = .SelectedItems(1)
   Else
      MsgBox "You didn't select a file.", vbExclamation, "File Not Selected!"
      Exit Sub
   End If
End With
Workbooks.Open SelectedFile
Set wb = ActiveWorkbook
Set ws = wb.Sheets(1)
ws.Range("A:W").Copy sws.Range("A1")
wb.Close False
Application.ScreenUpdating = True
MsgBox "Data has been successfully copied.", vbInformation, "Done!"
End Sub

Open in new window

0
 
LVL 17

Expert Comment

by:Roy_Cox
ID: 41723442
If you don't want to open the workbook there's some code eamples using ADO here
0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Improved? Move/Copy Add-in Replacement - How to avoid the annoying, “A formula or sheet you want to move or copy contains the name XXX, which already exists on the destination worksheet.” David Miller (dlmille)  It was one of those days… I wa…
This article descibes how to create a connection between Excel and SAP and how to move data from Excel to SAP or the other way around.
This Micro Tutorial will demonstrate on a Mac how to change the sort order for chart legend values and decrpyt the intimidating chart menu.
This Micro Tutorial will demonstrate how to create pivot charts out of a data set. I also added a drop-down menu which allows to choose from different categories in the data set and the chart will automatically update.

895 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

13 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now