using vba or a macro how can i check if a workbook is open?

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DRJ

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Hi - Welcome to the board

There is no boolean to check, but this will work

Sub test()

MyWorkBook = InputBox("What workbook do you think is open?")

On Error Resume Next
Windows(MyWorkBook).Activate
If Err <> 0 Then
MsgBox ("Its not open")
Else
MsgBox ("Its open")
End If
On Error GoTo 0
End Sub

Instead of the inputbox you could just type the workbook name in if you know what it is. As it is written now you need the full name and extension for it to work (i.e. book1.xls).
 
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