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save specific sheet as xlsx



I  try  to save  specific sheet as  xlsx   .so  far  I  don't  succeed . gives "method data of  number are not  found "   in word  path in this  line 

.SaveAs .Path & "\BRANDS" & Format(Date, "DD/MM/YYYY"), 51
Sub s()
Dim ws As Worksheet

    Application.ScreenUpdating = False
   With ThisWorkbook
    With sheet2
Application.DisplayAlerts = False
        .SaveAs .Path & "\BRANDS" & Format(Date, "DD/MM/YYYY"), 51
        Application.DisplayAlerts = True
    End With
   Application.ScreenUpdating = true
    End With
End Sub

any  help guys?



Selected Answer


One problem in your code is that the bold bit 

.SaveAs .Path & "\BRANDS" & Format(Date, "DD/MM/YYYY"), 51

produces a string like "..BRANDS25/07/2022.xlsx" for the filename but "/" is an illegal character in Windows filenames.

In the attached file (with 2 worksheets), I've used this modified line to avoid that:

.SaveAs .Path & "\BRANDS " & Format(Date, "DD-MM-YYYY"), 51

The full code below will save a given sheet to a new file. Note the revised With statement means I need to use .Parent.Path to save the new file to your existing workbook's location. I've made some changes (in bold) and added a couple of comments to help:

Sub saveSheet()
Dim ws As Worksheet, NewWb As Workbook

Set ws = ThisWorkbook.Sheets("sheet2")
'create new file
Set NewWb = Workbooks.Add

Application.ScreenUpdating = False
   With ws
   'copy desired sheet to new file
    .Copy Before:=NewWb.Sheets(1)
    ' save and close new file
    Application.DisplayAlerts = False
    NewWb.SaveAs .Parent.Path & "\BRANDS " & Format(Date, "DD-MM-YYYY"), 51
' restore then close this file
        Application.DisplayAlerts = True
    Application.ScreenUpdating = True
    End With
End Sub

You might decide to move .Parent.Close before the line Application.DisplayAlerts = True (if you want to close the first file without saving or the option to do so).

Your line Application.Close will not run (since you closed the file / macro before). You could move it to the Workbook_BeforeClose event macro.

Hope this fixes your problem.



thanks  for your  assistance !
Hasson (rep: 30) Jul 25, '22 at 9:05 am
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