Error 1004: Excel Macro fails to open workbook intermittently RRS feed

  • Question

  • I am using Excel macros in a spreadsheet to retrieve data from master spreadsheet. We have both the spreadsheets on the same SharePoint 365 folder. when I access the file and update the spreadsheet, the macro is able to intermittently connect to the master file and update. The code being used is below:

        Dim fileString As String
        Dim wb As Workbook
            Application.ScreenUpdating = False
            fileString = "\\office365siteurl\Shared%20Documents\Migration\Master%20Workbook.xlsx"
            Set wb = Workbooks.Open(fileString)
           Application.ScreenUpdating = True

        wb.Close False
        Set wb = Nothing

    I get the error on line. This error occurs randomly as:

    Run-time Error '1004':

    Method 'Open' of object 'Workbooks' failed

    Thursday, October 13, 2016 9:18 PM

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  • Hi VJ-A,

    According to your description, I suggest that you could check this file, refer to this link below:

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    Thanks for your understanding.
    • Proposed as answer by David_JunFeng Thursday, October 20, 2016 1:23 AM
    Friday, October 14, 2016 8:09 AM