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Application.GetSaveAsFilename


Hi all

I have noticed lots of people using the following function

Application.

I do not have access to these VB6 functions. What am I missing?

Thanks

Zzzi




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I have this code where I use the Win Save File AS dialog.
If I press OK in this dialog it works OK., but if I click Cancel to NOT save the file, then it goes into error.
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Code:
Sheets(Array("Rapport2", "BOMA", "Rapport3")).Copy

Dim strFilt As String, strFileName As String, strSaveAs As String
strFilt = "Microsoft Excel File (*.xls),*.xls"
strFileName = ThisWorkbook.Sheets("Rapport2").Cells(2, 11).Value
strSaveAs = Application.GetSaveAsFilename(strFileName, strFilt)
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GetSaveAsFilename
At the end of my code I want to force the user to save it as something else. I don't care where or what the name is, as long as the format is as an Excel Workbook. I put in:

Application.GetSaveAsFilename

and that successfully calls up the dialog box to save, but does not force it to be an Excel Workbook. I played around with different guesses, but couldn't come up with anything.

Thanks

ps, I tried a search for GetSaveAsFilename on this board and didn't find anything and a search for "Save As" ignores the "As" and comes up with anything and everything. Any better search tips would be appreciated.

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I have three questions about the GetSaveAsFilename Application: 1) Is there a way to set it to default to the "My Documents directory and 2) Is there a way to clear the current file name so user is not tempted to just add a number or letter.

3) My code then saves the result of the GetSaveAsFilename, adding the .xls "manually" so Excel will see the file if someone wants to open it from Excel with thefollowing code:

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With .DataSource
.FirstRecord = wdDefaultFirstRecord
.LastRecord = wdDefaultLastRecord
End With
.Execute Pause:=False
End With
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End With

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End If

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Exit Function

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