Activating newly created workbook

craigyg

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How can I create a new workbook and then activate that new workbook? I can't figure out how I can refer to that newly created workbook. Anyone know what I am missing? Thanks,

Craig
 

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Smitty

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When you add a wb, it is automatically the active one:

<font face=Tahoma><SPAN style="color:#00007F">Sub</SPAN> Foo()
    Workbooks.Add
    With ActiveWorkbook
        MsgBox "This is the new one"
    <SPAN style="color:#00007F">End</SPAN> <SPAN style="color:#00007F">With</SPAN>
<SPAN style="color:#00007F">End</SPAN> <SPAN style="color:#00007F">Sub</SPAN></FONT>

So you can refer to it with ActiveWorkbook.

HTH,

Smitty
 

Norie

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Office Version
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Craig

Why do you need/want to activate the new workbook?

This code will activate a newly created workbook.
Code:
Dim wbNew
    
    Set wbNew = Workbooks.Add
    
    wbNew.Activate
 

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