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Application.WorkbookBeforeXmlImport Event

Office 2007
Occurs before an existing XML data connection is refreshed, or new XML data is imported into any open Microsoft Excel workbook.


expression.WorkbookBeforeXmlImport(Wb, Map, Url, IsRefresh, Cancel)

expression   A variable that represents an Application object.


NameRequired/OptionalData TypeDescription
WbRequiredWorkbookThe target workbook.
MapRequiredXmlMapThe XML map that will be used to import data.
UrlRequiredStringThe location of the XML file to be imported.
IsRefreshRequiredBooleanTrue if the event was triggered by refreshing an existing connection to XML data, False if a new mapping will be created.
CancelRequiredBooleanSet to True to cancel the import or refresh operation.

Return Value


Use the BeforeXmlImport event if you want to capture XML data that is being imported or refreshed to a particular workbook.