Set workbook as active workbook macro

Mar 21, 2009 I want a macro in my spreadsheet that opens another file, copies some data, and pastes it into the spreadsheet. I got the fileopen and copy working okay. Then, to switch back to the original workbook to paste in the data, I did: Apr 16, 2013  Hey people, I am working on a Word macro that must select a specific range in an Excel Workbook to use this range as reference inside the Word macro.

I was able to make the macro work, the only problem is that the Excel Workbook is already opened (and it must stay like that), and the code that I got always open the workbook VBA changing active workbook.

Ask Question. up vote 5 down vote favorite. 1. loop and at the end of the first iteration I need to set the active worksheet to be the original one which started the VBA module. I cannot set a new Workbook Dec 01, 2003 Hello, I am automating a process which copies data from two workbooks into a third.

The filenames QBClient. xls and QBVendor. xls will stay the same, but the name of the workbook I am pasting them into will change.

May 12, 2015  Dim PasteTo As Workbook Workbooks. Open Fname 'open the target workbook Set PasteTo ThisWorkbook 'Unhide, Unprotect, Set workbook as active workbook macro Select the" Data Map" worksheet Worksheets(" Data Map" ). Visible True VBA To change Active Workbook I am having the exact same issue: data is successfully copied from an open workbook& the second workbook Activate Workbook or Worksheet If you know the name of the workbook You can use the following code to Activate Workbook or worksheet.

For example workbook name is Book2 which we want to activate and it contains sheet named as Sheet1. VBA Workbook Activate method will help us to activate a specific Workbook. It is helpful when we have opened multiple workbooks and want to access a particular workbook to manipulate or read some data from the Active Workbook.