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Worksheet.SaveAs Method (Excel)

Saves changes to the chart or worksheet in a different file.

expression .SaveAs(FileName, FileFormat, Password, WriteResPassword, ReadOnlyRecommended, CreateBackup, AddToMru, TextCodepage, TextVisualLayout, Local)

expression A variable that represents a Worksheet object.

Parameters

Name

Required/Optional

Data Type

Description

Filename

Required

String

Variant. A string that indicates the name of the file to be saved. You can include a full path; if you don't, Microsoft Excel saves the file in the current folder.

FileFormat

Optional

Variant

The file format to use when you save the file. For a list of valid choices, see the XlFileFormat enumeration. For an existing file, the default format is the last file format specified; for a new file, the default is the format of the version of Excel being used.

Password

Optional

Variant

A case-sensitive string (no more than 15 characters) that indicates the protection password to be given to the file.

WriteResPassword

Optional

Variant

A string that indicates the write-reservation password for this file. If a file is saved with the password and the password isn't supplied when the file is opened, the file is opened as read-only.

ReadOnlyRecommended

Optional

Variant

True to display a message when the file is opened, recommending that the file be opened as read-only.

CreateBackup

Optional

Variant

True to create a backup file.

AddToMru

Optional

Variant

True to add this workbook to the list of recently used files. The default value is False.

TextCodepage

Optional

Variant

Not used in U.S. English Microsoft Excel.

TextVisualLayout

Optional

Variant

Not used in U.S. English Microsoft Excel.

Local

Optional

Variant

True saves files against the language of Microsoft Excel (including control panel settings). False (default) saves files against the language of Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) (which is typically US English unless the VBA project where Workbooks.Open is run from is an old internationalized XL5/95 VBA project).

Use strong passwords that combine upper- and lowercase letters, numbers, and symbols. Weak passwords don't mix these elements. Strong password: Y6dh!et5. Weak password: House27. Use a strong password that you can remember so that you don't have to write it down

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