Opening a Variable File Name???

psunder

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I am wanting to fill a cell with data from another excel file. That file name will be variable based upon the contents of another cell. For instance

='C:\Logbook\[XXX.xlsx]'A1

Where XXX is a persons name found in cell A1 of the current sheet.

My problem is I cannot figure out the syntax to have the XXX be a variable.

Any help is appriciated, thanks!
 

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mojo249

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Jul 17, 2009
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Hi

Try

Code:
Dim varFileName as string
varFileName = Cells(1, 1).value
 
='C:\Logbook\" & varFileName & ".xls"

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