How to show up a Excel Application which Application.visible=false? RRS feed

  • Question

  • I been draw out a VB program that could auto run by Windows tasker,

    The VB program will open the excel files which with Workbook_open events to follow the action,

    But once the program communicate with SQL server with errors,

    I can't re-get the application, which the application.visible=false been set.

    How could I re-get the application by application handler no. or any else?

    Any reply will be much appreciated.

    Thursday, March 29, 2018 11:48 PM

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    Friday, March 30, 2018 3:06 AM
  • Hello iEric Hu,

    What do you mean re-getting the application? If you want to continue to handle the created application in other method/function. You could dim the application as an global variable so you could access it wherever in your project.

    Besides, you could also try to get an application instance using GetObject("Excel.Application").

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    Friday, March 30, 2018 7:38 AM