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Financial Reporter macro

Financial Reporter macro

Financial Reporter macro

(OP)
Hi,

I'm trying to write an ACCPAC VB macro to run an FR excel report.  The report that it runs is a standard  excel spreadsheet created in FR.  However the file produced is a .001 text file...meaning I lose all the formatting.

How can write this code to produce an .xls file with the same format as the original??

RE: Financial Reporter macro

Write another procedure to rename the file as *.xls and call the procedure straight after the *.001 file has been printed to file by FR. See below (assuming *.001 file has been saved in "C:\clients\temp\")

I wrote this code in excel, so make sure Excel object library is active in Tools / References
Hope this works for you
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 Sub moveFile()
    Dim dirName As String
    Dim oldName As String
    Dim newName As String
 
'set the directory to be checked
    dirName = "C:\clients\temp\"
'query for source file in the directory
    oldName = Dir(dirName & "quikbal*.*")
    oldName = dirName & oldName
    newName = "c:\clients\John\sales_John_" & MonthName(Month(Date), True) & Year(Date) & ".xls"
    fileCopy oldName, newName
    Kill oldName
    
End Sub

RE: Financial Reporter macro

(OP)
Cheers Striderman , right on the money  thanks

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