Hey everyone, I have a VBA button that opens the Save As function/screen/option . Private Sub CommandButton1_Click() ‘Save workbook. method (Excel). 06/07/; 2 minutes to read; Contributors. office dev account ยท Linda Caputo For example, search for the xlDialogOpen constant to find the arguments for the Open dialog box. For more Application. Instead of showing the Save As Dialog box, just save directly to the folder. ( sFilename + “\TestingFile – ” + Format(Date, “YYYYMMDD”) + “.xlsx”) Application.

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Setting the default file name in the XLDialogSaveAs dialog box

Show are named Arg1, Arg2, Also you shouldn’t need to change the drive or directory if you are specifying an argument for the dialog. Our new feedback system is built on GitHub Issues. It doesn’t work for the OP and it doesn’t work for me on saved files ineither at work or home June 30th, So I did this in case it was the OP’s problem. Narayan has hit the nail on the head regarding the issue. There is a lot to find about Application.

I am Dutch, so excuse for my English. It works fine on a new workbook but once it is saved it will not work. If TRUE, the user will be notified when the d ocument is available to be opened.

Example This example displays the Open dialog box.

It does provide with a quick way to send the excel file and request a return receipt. If the file is being opened for the first time, this argument is ignored. For built in dialog boxes, this method returns True if the user clicks OKor it returns False if the user clicks Cancel. GetSaveAsFilename method see thissetting the initial folder on a xlDialogSaveAs should be no problem providing that the original workbook has not been xldialoogsaveas saved.


If at all you need to use a colonyou will need to substitute the colon with lookalike charactersof which there are two: In another language while browsing google I came across someone who said to try: Only the first character in CustomDelimiter is used. I would be interested if someone got it to work. Forums Blogs Articles Groups. FileFormat specifies what character to use as a delimiter when opening text files.



Hello, I have exactly the same problem! Notify specifies whether the user should be notified when the shared document is available to be opened across a network. This returns the fully qualified name selected – you then have to save the file with your code.

Jeeped has a solution below that should work for you. We process personal data about users of our site, through the use of cookies and other technologies, to deliver our services, personalize advertising, and to analyze site activity.

In fact there are many such dialogs, I counted – how useful are these for your Excel programs? No, create an account now. In fact, that might be the only thing you need to fix!

IgnoreReadOnlyRecommendation controls whether the read-only appoication message is displayed. I’m guessing it has to do with the fact that the template is opened from the T: While I prefer the Application. Explicit naming is used all the same to make it easier to remove arguments you are not wpplication in, without having to count the commas. You may also leave feedback directly on GitHub. For more information about built-in dialog boxes, see the Dialogs collection.


So maybe grasping way beyond my reach: Another symbol is also similarand its Unicode number is FF1A. File Save As Dialog Arguments this works for me: CustomDelimiter is required if format is 6; it is ignored if format is not 6.

What I want is a cldialogsaveas with a timestamp, so: Is there another way that I can show the dialog box? Before you post your first question, please read this short introduction guide.

Open the workbook properties dialog to allow the user to specify or view dialots details such as subject and author. Share This Page Tweet.

If format is omitted, Microsoft Excel uses the current delimiter setting. File Save As Dialog Arguments that one works. FileOrigin FileOrigin is a number specifying whether a text file originated on the Macintosh or in Windows.

VBA s(xlDialogSaveAs).Show Format Question

Stack Overflow works best with JavaScript enabled. I didn’t try this simple code. TsTeaTime 6 The first argument is xkdialogsaveas to give the current name of the sheet, the second specifies the new name Note xlDialogWorkbookName is a confusing name choosen to identify this dialog.