Backup And Copy The Active Sheet

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Good if you are running a macro that will affect cell values

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' ## Backup the active sheet. Good if you are running a macro that will affect cell values
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Function BackupSheet() As Boolean '// vars Dim OriginalSheet As String Dim myResponse As Long BackupSheet = False If ActiveWorkbook.ProtectWindows Or ActiveWorkbook.ProtectStructure Then myResponse = MsgBox("This operation usually creates a backup of the active sheet" & vbDoubleLine & _ "The workbook is currently protected and cannot add any sheets." & vbNewLine & _ "If you want to continue anyway, please click 'Yes'" & vbDoubleLine & _ "Click 'No' to cancel this operation", vbYesNo + vbQuestion, "Yes or No") If myResponse = vbNo Then Exit Function End If '// get the original activesheet name and optimise OriginalSheet = ActiveSheet.Name Application.ScreenUpdating = False '// avoid sheet naming error On Error Resume Next '// Copy the active sheet ActiveSheet.Copy after:=ActiveSheet ActiveSheet.Name = OriginalSheet '// Activate the original sheet Sheets(OriginalSheet).Activate BackupSheet = True '// optimise Application.ScreenUpdating = False
End Function

Tags: copy-data, developer

Categories: vba

Updated: September 25, 2018

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