Application.DefaultFilePath Property (Excel)

Office 2013 and later

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Returns or sets the default path that Microsoft Excel uses when it opens files. Read/write String.

expression .DefaultFilePath

expression A variable that represents an Application object.

This example displays the current default file path.

MsgBox "The current default file path is " & _