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grabbing data off web pages using excel macro

grabbing data off web pages using excel macro

grabbing data off web pages using excel macro

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I can easily grab a web page and put it into Excel, if I know the URL.

I want to 'construct' the URL using the
ActiveWorkbook.Worksheets.Add
   With ActiveSheet.QueryTables.Add(Connection:="URL;http://www.???????

function.

VB doesn't apparently parse a variable within this command - so I can't write this as Add(Connection:= and then use a variable.

Is there a workaround?

If I knew where the macro scripts are located I could write the macro 'on the fly' then call it but I suspect that the macros are all scrunched up in a file somewhere and maybe not accessible.

Or maybe there's another command designed to accept parameters within it?

Thanks in advance...

 

RE: grabbing data off web pages using excel macro




Hi.

Why did you ask this question in this Attachmate forum?

This is a forum707: VBA Visual Basic for Applications (Microsoft) question.

However a solution..

CODE

ActiveWorkbook.Worksheets.Add
   With ActiveSheet.QueryTables.Add(Connection:="URL;http://www." & YourVariable & ")"

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