"Run Time error '9' - Subscript out of range"

clares

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Hi All

I am stepping through my code and I get to this line:

Set HelpSheet = ThisWorkbook.Sheets(HelpSheetName)

and it gives an error message:

"Run Time error 9 - Subscript out of range".

I have had a look at the help file, but dont really understand it.

Thanks in advance for any help

Kindest Regards
 

Colo

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Hi Peter,

Please re-confirm the variable HelpSheetName.
Does it have a value as string? :)
 

clares

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Option Explicit
Dim TopicCount As Integer
Dim CurrentTopic As Integer
Dim HelpSheet As Worksheet

Const AppName As String = "Clares Automated Pricing System"
Const HelpSheetName As String = "HelpSheet"
Const HelpFormCaption As String = AppName

String value.

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Colo

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OK, OK. Your code works in my excel as follows.
...So, PLEASE check the name of the worksheet (HelpSheet),
if any space containd.
Eg,
(HelpSheet )
( HelpSheet)

Code:
Option Explicit
Dim TopicCount As Integer
Dim CurrentTopic As Integer
Dim HelpSheet As Worksheet

Const AppName As String = "Clares Automated Pricing System"
Const HelpSheetName As String = "HelpSheet"
Const HelpFormCaption As String = AppName

Sub test()
    Dim HelpSheet As Worksheet
    Set HelpSheet = ThisWorkbook.Sheets(HelpSheetName)
End Sub
 

clares

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Hi Colo

Thanks for that. I have checked my code with yours. But mine still brings the error up. I have checked and renamed the worksheet to ensure that there are no spaces in the name, either brgining and end!

Kindest Regards
 

bat17

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When you get to the line that bombs out have you checked that the value of HelpSheetName is still "HelpSheet" ?

Just wondering if somewhere esle in the code might be modifying it.

Peter
 

clares

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Hi there

When I glide my cursor over the row of code which is highlighted in yellow:

"Set HelpSheet = ThisWorkbook.Sheets(HelpSheetName)"

it display the following text

HelpSheet=Nothing,
ThisWorkbook.Sheets(HelpSheetName) <subscript out of range>
HelpSheetName = "HelpSheet"

Kindest Regards
 

clares

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Hi there

Sorry the previous should have read:

When I glide my cursor over the row of code which is highlighted in yellow:

"Set HelpSheet = ThisWorkbook.Sheets ( HelpSheetName )"

it display the following text

HelpSheet=Nothing,
ThisWorkbook.Sheets(HelpSheetName) <subscript out of range>
HelpSheetName = "HelpSheet"

Kindest Regards
 

clares

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Hi there

Sorry the previous should have read, ok this doesn;t like the less than or greater than brackets which subscript appears in:

When I glide my cursor over the row of code which is highlighted in yellow:

"Set HelpSheet = ThisWorkbook.Sheets ( HelpSheetName )"

it display the following text

HelpSheet=Nothing,
ThisWorkbook.Sheets(HelpSheetName) subscript out of range
HelpSheetName = "HelpSheet"

Kindest Regards
 

bat17

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I have just added colo's code to a new spreadsheet and it works fine for me. Can you post more of the code that you are actualy running?

Peter
 

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