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    Pull data from closed workbook issue

    I am trying to open a closed workbook through a macro at work. The issue is that when you open the workbook I have the following box pop up:

    This report should be opened as read-only unless you need to save changes to it. Open as read only?

    and I need to select yes.

    How can I do that?

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    Re: Pull data from closed workbook issue

    You may provide the ReadOnly parameter:
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    Note that opening a workbook will usually make it active and I guessed that you did not want to change the value in the read-only workbook.
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    Re: Pull data from closed workbook issue

    Well, you could tell it on the Workbooks.Open ...

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    and/or, you could try using

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    Re: Pull data from closed workbook issue

    Thank you both. I am still getting the error:

    Run-time '1004'
    Method 'open' of object 'workbooks' failed

    and is highlighting
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    Re: Pull data from closed workbook issue

    I got it figured out. Thanks

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    Re: Pull data from closed workbook issue

    Why does it need the corrupt load parameter?

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