VBA check if folder exist on sharepoint documnets library and if not than create it RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi All,

    I want to create folder on sharepoint. I want to user excel vba code to check if folder exist and if not than create folder. I have tried below code but it gives me run time error 52: Bad file name or number

    Sub test()
    Dim SpPath As String
    dim strfoldername as string
    strfoldername= "Test"
    SpPath  = "\\pathtosharepoint.aspx#\Shared%20Documents\strfoldername"
     If Dir(SpPath, vbDirectory) = "" Then
            MkDir SpPath
     End If
     End Sub

    I have replace "/" with "\" but still code do not work.



    Friday, April 22, 2016 5:27 PM

All replies

  • SpPath = "\\pathtosharepoint.aspx#\Shared%20Documents\" & strfoldername

    Your code for the path concatenation is incorrect, and you might want to try using a space instead of %20
    Friday, April 22, 2016 5:49 PM
  • Below is the actual path i used but i am still getting Bad file name error.

    SpPath = "\\\sites\Communities\GGG-Retail-Toolkit---Test\_layouts\15\start.aspx#\Shared Documents\Forms\AllItems.aspx\" & strfoldername

    Monday, April 25, 2016 1:07 PM
  • Hi Zav,

    This forum is used to discuss about Excel developing issue, your issue is more related with VBA.

    I try to research and make a test with checking if folder exist on sharepoint document, I think you could try the link below with drive mapping to sharepoint.

    # Get the content of a sharepoint folder with Excel VBA

    Best Regards,


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    Tuesday, April 26, 2016 5:35 AM