Static Variables in Excel VBA

  • 13 years ago

    Hi

    I am trying to build a fairly simple macro in VBA for Excel. I have run into a problem with trying to define a variable that equals ActiveWorkbook.Name. What I want to do is store the name of the workbook I am starting from, then open a few others and re-activate the original one to work on it. If I set a variable to Activeworkbook.Name the value changes every time I open a new workbook, so I lose the name of the oiginal book that I want to return to. I guess Ii could set the variable to Workbooks(1).Name but that won't work if I happen to have more than one book open when I run the macro. I'm sure this will be an easy one for someone to answer - any suggestions?

    Thanks

     

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