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How to find or check if a specific workbook is open or not in Excel?

You might open multiple workbooks at once. For finding out or checking whether a specific workbook is open or not. Here we will introduce you how to use a VBA to check whether a workbooks is open or not.

Check if a workbook is open or not in Excel



arrow blue right bubbleCheck if a workbook is open or not in Excel

You can do as follows to check if a workbook is open or not in Excel.

1. Press the Alt + F11 to open the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window. In the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window, click Insert > Module.

2. Then copy and paste the below VBA code into the editor.

VBA code: find if a workbook is opened

Sub TrimExcessSpaces()
	Dim xWBName As String
	Dim xWb As Workbook
	On Error Resume Next
	xTitleId = "KutoolsforExcel"
	xWBName = Application.InputBox("Workbook Name", xTitleId, "", Type: = 2)
	Set xWb = Application.Workbooks(xWBName)

	If xWb Is Nothing Then
		MsgBox "The Workbook is not open!"
	Else
		MsgBox "The Workbook is open!"
	End If

End Sub

3. Now press the F5 key to run the code. In the popping up KutoolsforExcel dialog box, enter the workbook name you want to check, and then click the OK button. See screenshot:

If the specified workbook is opened, it will pop up a dialog box telling you that the workbook is open;

Otherwise, you will get a below dialog box if the specified workbook is not opened.



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