VBA - working with files videos | How do I copy sheets from multiple Excel files into one workbook in VBA?

Posted by Andrew Gould on 03 April 2021

This video explains how to use VBA to loop through a collection of Excel files in a folder, opening each one, looping through the collection of worksheets and copying each one into a new workbook. You'll learn how to use file system objects to work with the file and folder structure of your computer.

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This video has the following accompanying files:

File name Type Description
Centre.xlsx Excel workbook
CentreType.xlsx Excel workbook
Copy Worksheets.xlsm Excel workbook with macros
Environment.xlsx Excel workbook
Family.xlsx Excel workbook
Habitat.xlsx Excel workbook
Product.xlsx Excel workbook
Purchase.xlsx Excel workbook
Region.xlsx Excel workbook
Town.xlsx Excel workbook

Click to download a zipped copy of the above files.

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