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  1. Fix VBA recording issue

    Something I came across - which I suspect has been documents elsewhere but I can't readily see it so here goes.

    When recording a macro in excel for mac 2016 for some reason the action of opening a file does not get recorded. The recorder literally doesn't register that you have opened the file. (Its a very useful step to provide the full syntax for the file path of the relevant file).

    However when you close the file - that step is recorded as ActiveWorkbook.Close.

    It took me a while to work out that the syntax from 2011 to 2016…

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    0 comments  ·  Macros and Add-ins  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for reporting this issue, we are planning to address it, but in the meantime, you can do this with a command such as the following:

    Application.Workbooks.Open “/Users/user_name/Downloads/MyWorkbook.xlsx”

    Steve K [MS Excel]

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