Create a backup automatically on open

chris115

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Hi,

I want to create a back up of a file I when it is first opened. This backup file needs to go in a separate folder and have the date and time concatenated to it.

I realise the code needs to go in the Workbook_Open function, but not sure how to create the backup.
I don't want to do a Save As, because I want to still work on the original. I just want a copy of how it was when first opened.

Any Ideas?

Thanks
 

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CharlesH

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Apr 23, 2005
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Saveas Backup

chris115,

In your WorkBook Open try this code at the begining of your code.

Code:
ActiveWorkbook.SaveCopyAs Left(ActiveWorkbook.Name, Len(ActiveWorkbook.Name) - 4) & ".bak"
 

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