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Set ListObject - Table on non active worksheet

Set ListObject - Table on non active worksheet

Set ListObject - Table on non active worksheet

(OP)
I have some code that parses through a table to insert values into a query to pull data from MS Access.

Using Office 365/Excel 365.

How do I set the table without having to use the ActiveSheet command?

Here's the bits of code in play, so to speak:

CODE --> VBA

Dim tbl As ListObject
Set tbl = ActiveSheet.ListObjects("Data_Table") 

Is there a way to set the table without using "ActiveSheet"?

I tried:

CODE --> VBA

Set tbl = ThisWorkbook.ListObjects("Data_Table")
Set tbl = ListObjects("Data_Table") 

which both returned errors.

Thanks!!


Matt

RE: Set ListObject - Table on non active worksheet

(OP)
I suppose I could just include the command:

ActiveWorkbook.Worksheets("Worksheet Name").Activate

But there should be a way to read off data from a table not on the active worksheet, right??

Thanks!!


Matt

RE: Set ListObject - Table on non active worksheet

In most cases in excel VBA you can access object without activating or selecting it. The full path for ListObject: Excel.Workbook.Worksheet.ListObject, depending on the starting point (automation, current workbook, other workbook) you can skip some first part.
For the listobject and workbook with calling code:
Set tbl = ThisWorkbook.Worksheets("SheetName").ListObjects("TableName")
Forum dedicated to other than access VBA: forum707: VBA Visual Basic for Applications (Microsoft)

combo

RE: Set ListObject - Table on non active worksheet

(OP)
Ack. of course. I saw "VBA" and just started posting, heh.

Thanks!!


Matt

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