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How to autosave Excel file after data entering?

Author: Xiaoyang Last Modified: 2020-12-25

Sometimes, the Excel workbook will be crashed accidentally after updating or entering multiple data, and the newly entered data will be lost. This may make us crazy, so, here, I will talk about auto saving the Excel file after data entering to avoid this accident.

Auto save the Excel file after data entering with VBA code


Auto save the Excel file after data entering with VBA code

The following VBA code can help you to save the Excel file automatically after entering or updating data in a worksheet, please do as this:

1. Right-click the sheet tab that you want to autosave the workbook after entering new data, and then choose View Code from the context menu, in the opened Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window, copy and paste the following code into the blank Module:

VBA code: Autosave Excel file after entering data:

Private Sub Worksheet_Change(ByVal Target As Range)
    If Not Intersect(Target, Me.Range("A1:AA1000")) Is Nothing Then
        ThisWorkbook.Save
    End If
End Sub

Note: In the above code, A1:AA1000 is the cell range which you want to apply this code.

2. And then save and close this code window, now, when you update or enter new data into the specific worksheet cells, the workbook will be saved automatically without clicking Save button.

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Great script. Thank you!
How would you do to target the whole workbook, I mean any worksheet that changes would trigger the save?
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Option undo is useless, so be careful!!
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haha thanks for the heads up dude!
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