Macro to open file and run further macros


New Member
Jun 26, 2008
Hi there

I'm trying to figure out how to get a macro in a file 1 (start.xlsm) to prompt the user to browse their computer for a second file (rawdata.xlsx), to automatically open that file and run 3 separate macros that are stored in start.xlsm on the rawdata.xlsx file.

Rather than manually opening the rawdata file, and running the 3 macros from start.xlsm manually, I need to make this really easy for the user - i.e. they just have to open the 'start' file and it guides them through the rest.

Can anybody please give me some advice?
Thanks so much in advance!


Well-known Member
Aug 21, 2005
In such complicated set of actions create a macro follow the steps manually and then eidt/generalize the macro created. this will also be a lesson in wriring vba.

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