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Opening a Workbook from Access 2016

Laurence Martin
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Hi,

My client is upgrading from Office 2010 to Office 2016 so I need to get the following code to work but I don't understand why the following won't work.

I am getting the following error unless I set Excel to be visible:

Runtime Error -2147417851 (80010105)
Method 'Open' of object 'Workbooks' failed


dim objXL as Object
Dim objWkb As Object

Set objXL = New Excel.Application
stDealerAC = "ABBEYNW"
'objXL.Visible = True
Set objWkb = objXL.Workbooks.Open("H:\order book\order_status\" & stDealerAC & ".xls")


Question:  How can I get it to run without objXL.Visible = True?
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Thanks Crystal
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you're welcome ~ happy to help
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