Application.WorkbookAfterXmlImport event (Excel)

Occurs after an existing XML data connection is refreshed, or new XML data is imported into any open Microsoft Excel workbook.


expression.WorkbookAfterXmlImport (Wb, Map, IsRefresh, Result)

expression A variable that represents an Application object.


Name Required/Optional Data type Description
Wb Required Workbook The target workbook.
Map Required XmlMap The XML map that was used to import data.
IsRefresh Required Boolean True if the event was triggered by refreshing an existing connection to XML data; False if a new mapping was created.
Result Required XlXmlImportResult Indicates the results of the refresh or import operation.

Return value



XlXmlImportResult can be one of the following constants:

  • xlXmlImportElementsTruncated. The contents of the specified XML data file have been truncated because the XML data file is too large for the worksheet.
  • xlXmlImportSuccess. The XML data file was successfully imported.
  • xlXmlImportValidationFailed. The contents of the XML data file do not match the specified schema map.

Use the AfterXmlImport event of the Workbook object if you want to perform an operation after XML data has been imported into a particular workbook.

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