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How to edit 2 cell fields in multiple excel files in a folder/subfolders automatically using VBA based on starting name of file

How to edit 2 cell fields in multiple excel files in a folder/subfolders automatically using VBA …

Using Regular Expressions in Visual Basic for Applications and Visual Basic 6

Using Regular Expressions in VBA and VB6 Projects

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What is the excel visual basic code to open up a brand new excel application via the Start window?

I have a spreadsheet that I open up each morning. It contains a macro such that when I run it a …
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Missing something on the deployment computers.  VB6 and Crystal 11.5

I am a newbie with VB6 and Crystal, so I apologize for my simple question.

I am trying to …
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vb6 print via notepad

any idea how I can make this not take focus when run

Private Sub Command1_Click()
Open App.Path …
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Listview sort and combine

Working  with a listview in vb6 and i need to convert the below from BEFORE to AFTER
can't seem to …
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VB6 - Need spell checker in Word to be visible during runtime

In the below code, I need to have the spell checker visible when it runs.  The problem is that it …
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Rename files in a reminder program Q28908876 vb6

I have reminder rtf files that need renaming from just showing the date to
showing the date and …

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Add a search function to a vb6 reminder program re Q28910123 using vb6

i have a reminder program that has a mshflexgrid and want to be able to search the mshflexgrid using…
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A Guide to Writing Understandable and Maintainable VBA Code

This article describes some techniques which will make your VBA or Visual Basic Classic code easier to understand and maintain, whether by you, your replacement, or another Experts-Exchange expert.
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Suddenly getting an error on an Access based program that has been stable for a long time

The error that suddenly appeared is  

run time error '3049'

cannot open database 'select from [sorted …
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search for exact string in a listbox

In the following Loop I am highlighting/selecting all the items in the listbox that match the ID …
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Access 2016 Check Date Is Within Date Range

Hi Experts,
I want to determine if a date [EVENT_FI_TRAN_ADD_DATE] is between two other dates …
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Spell Check VB6 with MS Word

I have a form in VB6 that has a narrative text box in it.  I need to spell check that box whenever a…
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converting SQL time format for DTPicker field

I have a column in an SQL table with datatype time(7).  When I try to place that value into a VB6 …
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Comparison of Values between two sheets

I initially had the code to do the following :
Compare the ranges between between sheet1 and sheet2…

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