How to: Programmatically Close Workbooks
You can close the active workbook or you can specify a workbook to close.
Applies to: The information in this topic applies to document-level projects and VSTO add-in projects for Excel. For more information, see Features Available by Office Application and Project Type.
There are two procedures for closing the active workbook: one for document-level customizations and one for VSTO Add-ins.
Call the Close method to close the workbook associated with the customization. To use the following code example, run it in the
Sheet1class in a document-level project for Excel.
Call the Close method to close the active workbook. To use the following code example, run it in the
ThisAddInclass in an VSTO Add-in project for Excel.
The way that you close a workbook that you specify by name is the same for VSTO Add-ins and document-level customizations.
Specify the workbook name as an argument to the Workbooks collection. The following code example assumes that a workbook named NewWorkbook is open in Excel.
Working with Workbooks
How to: Programmatically Save Workbooks
How to: Programmatically Open Workbooks
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