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Close Method [Excel 2003 VBA Language Reference]

Office 2003

Closes the object. Boolean.

expression.Close(SaveChanges, Filename, RouteWorkbook)

expression Required. An expression that returns one of the above objects.

SaveChanges   Optional Variant. If there are no changes to the workbook, this argument is ignored. If there are changes to the workbook and the workbook appears in other open windows, this argument is ignored. If there are changes to the workbook but the workbook doesn't appear in any other open windows, this argument specifies whether changes should be saved, as shown in the following table.

Value Action
True Saves the changes to the workbook. If there is not yet a file name associated with the workbook, then FileName is used. If FileName is omitted, the user is asked to supply a file name.
False Does not save the changes to this file.
Omitted Displays a dialog box asking the user whether or not to save changes.

FileName    Optional Variant. Save changes under this file name.

RouteWorkbook   Optional Variant. If the workbook doesn't need to be routed to the next recipient (if it has no routing slip or has already been routed), this argument is ignored. Otherwise, Microsoft Excel routes the workbook as shown in the following table.

Value Meaning
True Sends the workbook to the next recipient.
False Doesn't send the workbook.
Omitted Displays a dialog box asking the user whether the workbook should be sent.

Closes the object.

expression.Close

expression Required. An expression that returns one of the above objects.

Closes the object.

expression.Close(SaveChanges, Filename, RouteWorkbook)

expression Required. An expression that returns one of the above objects.

SaveChanges   Optional Variant. If there are no changes to the workbook, this argument is ignored. If there are changes to the workbook and the workbook appears in other open windows, this argument is ignored. If there are changes to the workbook but the workbook doesn't appear in any other open windows, this argument specifies whether changes should be saved, as shown in the following table.

Value Action
True Saves the changes to the workbook. If there is not yet a file name associated with the workbook, then FileName is used. If FileName is omitted, the user is asked to supply a file name.
False Does not save the changes to this file.
Omitted Displays a dialog box asking the user whether or not to save changes.

FileName    Optional Variant. Save changes under this file name.

RouteWorkbook   Optional Variant. If the workbook doesn't need to be routed to the next recipient (if it has no routing slip or has already been routed), this argument is ignored. Otherwise, Microsoft Excel routes the workbook as shown in the following table.

Value Meaning
True Sends the workbook to the next recipient.
False Doesn't send the workbook.
Omitted Displays a dialog box asking the user whether the workbook should be sent.

Remarks

Closing a workbook from Visual Basic doesn't run any Auto_Close macros in the workbook. Use the RunAutoMacros method to run the auto close macros.

Example

This example closes Book1.xls and discards any changes that have been made to it.

Workbooks("BOOK1.XLS").Close SaveChanges:=False
		

This example closes all open workbooks. If there are changes in any open workbook, Microsoft Excel displays the appropriate prompts and dialog boxes for saving changes.

Workbooks.Close
		




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