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EXCEL VBA MACROS EXERCISES
Excel VBA Macros | Referencing other applications exercise | Using FileSystemObjects to manipulate files
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The folder shown above contains a number of files, some of which are Excel workbooks.
Create a macro to loop over all of the files in the folder. Your macro should:
- Check for each file whether it is an Excel workbook (ie use the RIGHT function to check whether the right-most 3 or 4 characters of the file name are XLS or XLSX, depending on your Excel version)
- Open up the workbook with the given path
- Write your name into cell B2
- Close the workbook back down, saving any changes
If you can't remember how to open and close workbooks - record a macro!
When you have got the macro to work, save it as Signing workbooks, then close it down.
If you want another challenge, given the files in the folder above, create a macro in a new workbook which:
- Creates a new folder on your C drive with a name of your choice, if it doesn't already exist
- Copies all of the TXT files shown above into this folder
- Deletes the file called Po.txt
- Renames Laa Laa.txt to Yellow teletubbie.txt
Save this workbook as Various file tasks, then close it down.