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Rename Connection Name (Data Connection)

Rename Connection Name (Data Connection)

Rename Connection Name (Data Connection)

I have a workbook with 10+ connections.
Some connections are not being used.
These connections are used to produced an OLAP-type PVT.

Each connection having their own connection name.
Naming convention can be random.

I'm looking for a vba code to loop through all connections in the workbook
rename them to Connection 1, Connection 2, Connection 3, etc...

Many Thanks in advance for your assistance.


RE: Rename Connection Name (Data Connection)

For instance:
Sub RenameConnections()
Dim conn As WorkbookConnection
For Each conn In ThisWorkbook.Connections
    i = 1
    With conn
        .Description = "Old name: " & .Name
        .Name = "Connection " & i
        i = i + 1
    End With
End Sub 


RE: Rename Connection Name (Data Connection)

Hi combo
Thanks for the code.

It changes one of the connection name then came up with an error.
Run time error 5. Invalid procedure call or argument.

It appears that it is trying to rename the same connection when it loops.
It does not seem to have a sequence from top to bottom or bottom to top.


RE: Rename Connection Name (Data Connection)



before the For Each line

RE: Rename Connection Name (Data Connection)

Thanks strongm.
Issue resolved.

Many Thanks to both Combo and strongm!

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