Workbooks object (Excel)

A collection of all the Workbook objects that are currently open in the Microsoft Excel application.

Remarks

For more information about using a single Workbook object, see the Workbook object.

Example

Use the Workbooks property to return the Workbooks collection. The following example closes all open workbooks.

Workbooks.Close

Use the Add method to create a new, empty workbook and add it to the collection. The following example adds a new, empty workbook to Microsoft Excel.

Workbooks.Add

Use the Open method to open a file. This creates a new workbook for the opened file. The following example opens the file Array.xls as a read-only workbook.

Workbooks.Open FileName:="Array.xls", ReadOnly:=True

Methods

Name
Add
CanCheckOut
CheckOut
Close
Open
OpenDatabase
OpenText
OpenXML

Properties

Name
Application
Count
Creator
Item
Parent

See also

Excel Object Model Reference