Chack if file is open

CPGUY33

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I wrote a macro that will open workbooks that are linked to a main workbook when you open it. The problem is that if you have the linked workbook open it gives you a warning that the file is already open. Is there a way to check if the file is open prior to opening it, checking if it is read-only?
 

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