In this article, we will create a macro to copy cells to all workbooks in a folder.
We have used some sample Excel files as raw data. These files contain attendance details of the employees. Each file contains Date, Employee id and Name of the employees. We want to add headers to all the files within the folder.
On running the macro, data in the range H8 to J10 will be pasted as a header in all the Excel sheets within the folder.
FolderPath = Sheet1.TextBox1.Value
The above code is used to assign value in the textbox to mention variable.
Dir(FolderPath & "*.xlsx")
The above code is used to get the file name of the first file within the specified folder path.
While FileName <> ""
Count1 = Count1 + 1
ReDim Preserve FileArray(1 To Count1)
FileArray(Count1) = FileName
FileName = Dir()
The above code is used to create a string array. It contains file names of all the files within the folder.
Workbooks.Open(FolderPath & FileArray(i))
The above code is used to open the specified workbook.
The above code is used to copy header from the main workbook to other workbooks.
Please follow below for the code
Option Explicit Sub CopyingDataToFilesInFolder() 'Declaring variables Dim FileName, FolderPath, FileArray() As String Dim Count1, i As Integer Dim SourceWB, DestWB As Workbook 'Getting folder path from the text box FolderPath = Sheet1.TextBox1.Value If Right(FolderPath, 1) <> "\" Then FolderPath = FolderPath & "\" End If 'Getting the file name from the folder FileName = Dir(FolderPath & "*.xlsx") Count1 = 0 'Creating an array which consists of file name of all files in the folder While FileName <> "" Count1 = Count1 + 1 ReDim Preserve FileArray(1 To Count1) FileArray(Count1) = FileName FileName = Dir() Wend Set SourceWB = ThisWorkbook For i = 1 To UBound(FileArray) 'Opening the workbook Set DestWB = Workbooks.Open(FolderPath & FileArray(i)) 'Pasting the required header SourceWB.Worksheets(1).Range("H8:J10").Copy DestWB.Worksheets(1).Range("A1:C3") 'Closing the workbook DestWB.Close True Next Set DestWB = Nothing Set SourceWB = Nothing End Sub
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