Advanced VBA | FileSystemObjects exercise | Collating the results of a questionnaire using FileSystemObjects

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Software ==> Advanced VBA  (33 exercises)
Version ==> Any MS Office versions
Topic ==> FileSystemObjects  (4 exercises)
Level ==> Average difficulty
Subject ==> VBA training
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The folder shown above contains 43 files.  Each one is the response of one region of England and Wales to an attitudes survey that you sent out:

Daily Mail answer

We're particularly interested in the named range Q4Range, shown selected above.

Write a macro which loops over all of the workbooks in this folder.  For each workbook, it should:

  1. Check if the reply to the Daily Mail question is Yes;
  2. If it is, write out the name of the area to the immediate window;
  3. Close the workbook down, without saving any changes.

Don't forget to create a reference to the Microsoft Scripting Runtime object library first!

Here's what you should get as a result of running your macro:

Daily Mail

The first few of the 16 regions who voted to ban the Daily Mail (fighting illiberalism with illiberalism?).


Save your workbook as The Great Satan, then close it down.

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