Setting a default path in Application.GetOpenFilename

dgs2001

Board Regular
Joined
Apr 1, 2007
Messages
139
Hello

I am using the following code
Rich (BB code):
Private Sub OpenFile()

Dim fileName

fileName = Application.GetOpenFilename("Ratings Sheet (*.xls),*.xls")

If fileName <> "False" Then
Application.ScreenUpdating = False
Workbooks.Open fileName, Format:=2

Other Code

End Sub

What I would like to do is stipulate a default path for the GetopenFilename.
The default path I'm after is :-
Rich (BB code):
"D:\The Ratings\Sheets"
Can anybody help with this please?

Thanks Duncan
 

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dk

MrExcel MVP
Joined
Feb 15, 2002
Messages
2,942
Hi

You should be able to use ChDrive ChDir like so:

Code:
Private Sub OpenFile()

Dim fileName

ChDrive "D:"
ChDir "D:\The Ratings\Sheets"

fileName = Application.GetOpenFilename("Ratings Sheet (*.xls),*.xls")

If fileName <> "False" Then
Application.ScreenUpdating = False
Workbooks.Open fileName, Format:=2

Other Code

End Sub


HTH
DK
 

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