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Application.WorkbookBeforeSave Event

Office 2007
Occurs before any open workbook is saved.

Syntax

expression.WorkbookBeforeSave(Wb, SaveAsUI, Cancel)

expression   A variable that represents an Application object.

Parameters

NameRequired/OptionalData TypeDescription
WbRequiredWorkbookThe workbook.
SaveAsUIRequiredBooleanTrue if the Save As dialog box will be displayed.
CancelRequiredBooleanFalse when the event occurs. If the event procedure sets this argument to True, the workbook isn't saved when the procedure is finished.

Return Value
Nothing

Example

This example prompts the user for a yes or no response before saving any workbook.

Visual Basic for Applications
Private Sub App_WorkbookBeforeSave(ByVal Wb As Workbook, _
        ByVal SaveAsUI As Boolean, Cancel as Boolean)
    a = MsgBox("Do you really want to save the workbook?", vbYesNo)
    If a = vbNo Then Cancel = True
End Sub



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