Or are you using SharePoint Online? Additionally, the add-in can't be unhidden. If you set a value that is larger than the number of filters that actually exist, Excel uses the first file filter. This is the button regularly known as the Open button. Argument 8: Origin The Origin argument is only applicable when opening text files. In order to see which other settings you can work with, let's take a closer look at the syntax of GetOpenFilename and its 4 other parameters: The Application.
Open Method The following table introduces the 15 optional parameters of the Workbooks. Because of this bug, we have to get creative and look at the Window Caption to determine if the file is actually in Read-Only mode. You can omit this part, although I wouldn't recommend it. Editable doesn't apply to any add-ins that have been created in later versions of Excel. My intention is to point you in the right direction.
Notice how this is the case in the macro under analysis. Found that if i just linked it to the share-point location, the user can then click the spreadsheet they need to open and it opens with the option for read only or edit. Twinnyfo - that's what I found out, unfortunately I don't know who to ask to change it. The purpose of the Workbooks. This is the case even if you select a single file. As explained by Michael Alexander in 101 Ready-To-Use Excel Macros, the purpose of declaring a variable in this macro is to store the file name chosen by the user. However… Probably not many people are able to remember the exact file paths, names and extensions for the files in their laptop.
This language is generally English. But I noticed you mentioned opening the spreadsheet from SharePoint. However, in that particular case, I mentioned that this method has 15 different parameters. Hi, Opening a dialog box is up to the configuration of the client. How can i bring message box up if the document opened via sharepoint is read only and close the application for them to re open it as the correct format. Therefore, the Editable parameter isn't applicable. Determines whether the read-only recommended message is displayed.
This reduces the risk of having problems later when a particular solution relies on that default value. Determines the text of the button. The first column displays the long name of the relevant file converter. All of them are protected by admins and I have no access to making them not Read Only. I explain how to make this easier below. I also made sure that I had created a new Sub for this bit of code specifically but it is not recognizing. The reason for this is that, if both the ReadOnly and IgnoreReadOnlyRecommended arguments are set to True, Excel simply opens the workbook in read-only mode as required by the ReadOnly argument.
Fortunately, if you've read this Excel tutorial, y ou're knowledgeable enough to use both the Open and GetOpenFilename methods. All of these arguments are optional. For example, if you use the Application. Not sure if its the same thing but all my excel files open in protected mode. End Sub How Do I Modify This To Fit My Specific Needs? Let's take a look at the items on the right side of the equal sign: Item 2: Application. Having said that office on Mac does strange things sometimes. Let's take a look at them! GetOpenFilename Method: A Closer Look I introduce and explain the basics of the Application.
My guess is that the likelihood of you encountering such a file nowadays is about as high as that of finding the Microsoft Excel 4. Each converter has its own row. Arguments 5 and 6: Password and WriteResPassword You'd generally use the Password and WriteResPassword arguments when you're working with Excel workbooks that are protected or write-reserved. Therefore, I include the Origin argument in the screenshot below specifying the origin as Microsoft Windows only for illustrative purposes: Argument 9 Delimiter is explained above. FileConverters property explained above returns. Argument 3: Title The Title argument of the Application.
Could you provide your code? The default value of AddToMru is False. You can generally find it in the Open tab of the Backstage View. In order to know how to specify a particular file converter, you need to understand. Also, excel always seems to open 2 copies, one window is empty the other has the worksheet I opened. Thanks, Rena I read elsewhere that sometimes, the problem occurs whith some access corrupted files.