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.
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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