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save excel workbook to new location from autolisp


Mickey the Gr8
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I need to know how to save a new excel workbook to a location of my choosing. I want to be able to open a new workbook, add data, and then save it in a folder in my project folder. I can do everything but save it to the new location. This is what I have so far.

 

(vl-load-com)
(setq FilePath "T:\\reference material\\fuse_list_template.xls")
(setq ExcelApp (vlax-get-or-create-object "Excel.Application"))
(vla-put-visible ExcelApp :vlax-true)

(vlax-put-property ExcelApp "DisplayAlerts" :vlax-false)

(setq Wbk (vl-catch-all-apply 'vla-open (list (vlax-get-property ExcelApp "WorkBooks") FilePath)))

 

From here I am adding data from autocad electrical 2011 which works fine.

My problem is I want to save this to a location that is not the same as the original filepath.

I cannot find the code to do a "save as" to the excel workbook.

Any help would be appreciated. It should not be this complicated.

 

Thanks.

 

 

 

 

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Thanks. I think I overcomplicated it. My coworker also gave me a fix.

 

 (vlax-invoke-method mywb "saveas" fuse_list_loc msxl-xlnormal "" "" :vlax-False :vlax-False nil)
 (vlax-invoke-method xl 'QUIT)
 (vlax-release-object xl)

 

My lisp will now grab all of the fuse attributes from our panel layout in ACADE and organize it into a spreadsheet and save it in the project folder automatically. this gives us a Fuse list we can print out and stick in our panels with no effort, anymore. If you are interested in seeing what I did, I can send you a copy of the .lsp

 

I love Autolisp

 

thanks for the help

 

 

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