New Workbook "There is already data here. Do you wish to replace it?"

Rickinnocal

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  1. 365
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Hi, I have a button that creates new Sheets in a new Workbook.

When I click it, a MsgBox asks for a filename. If I enter a filename that exists, as expected I get "File already exists do you wish to replace it?"

Whether I use a pre-existing file name and click "yes", or I use a new filename, as each new sheet opens I get a message box "There is already data here. Do you wish to replace it?"

This is a new worksheet in a new workbook. Why would there already be data there? Is there any way to tell Excel to just ignore this?
 

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Zot

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Office Version
  1. 2016
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  1. Windows
Hi, I have a button that creates new Sheets in a new Workbook.

When I click it, a MsgBox asks for a filename. If I enter a filename that exists, as expected I get "File already exists do you wish to replace it?"

Whether I use a pre-existing file name and click "yes", or I use a new filename, as each new sheet opens I get a message box "There is already data here. Do you wish to replace it?"

This is a new worksheet in a new workbook. Why would there already be data there? Is there any way to tell Excel to just ignore this?
See if this helps

 

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