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Advanced VBA | FileSystemObjects exercise | Collating the results of a questionnaire using FileSystemObjects
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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:
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:
- Check if the reply to the Daily Mail question is Yes;
- If it is, write out the name of the area to the immediate window;
- 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:
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.