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How to save and close active workbook without prompt by a Command Button in Excel?

Are you fed up with the saving prompt when closing a workbook? Actually, you can save and close an active workbook without any prompt by just clicking on a Command Button. Please try the method in this tutorial.

Save and close active workbook without prompt by a Command Button

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Please do as follows to save and close an active workbook without prompt by a Command Button in Excel.

1. Click Developer > Insert > Command Button (ActiveX Control), then draw a Command Button in your worksheet. See screenshot:

2. Right click the Command Button, and click View Code from the right-clicking menu.

3. Then the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window pops up, please replace the original code in the Code window with below VBA script.

VBA code: Save and close workbook by Command Button

Private Sub CommandButton1_Click()
    Application.Quit
    ThisWorkbook.Save
End Sub

Note: In the code, CommandButton1 is the name of your inserted Command Button.

4. Press Alt + Q keys simultaneously to quit the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.

5. Turn off the Design Mode under the Developer tab.

From now on, when clicking the Command Button, the active workbook will be saved and closed automatically without prompt.


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    DougieC · 8 months ago
    Text indicates Save & Close; however VBA code does a Quit Application & Save...very different process than described.