QueryTable.WebSelectionType Property

Excel Developer Reference

Returns or sets a value that determines whether an entire Web page, all tables on the Web page, or only specific tables on the Web page are imported into a query table. Read/write XlWebSelectionType .



expression   A variable that represents a QueryTable object.


Use this property only when the query table’s QueryType property is set to xlWebQuery and the query returns an HTML document.

If the value of this property is xlSpecifiedTables, you can use the WebTables property to specify the tables to be imported.

XlWebSelectionType can be one of these XlWebSelectionType constants.

If you import data using the user interface, data from a Web query or a text query is imported as a QueryTable object, while all other external data is imported as a ListObject object.

If you import data using the object model, data from a Web query or a text query must be imported as a QueryTable, while all other external data can be imported as either a ListObject or a QueryTable.

The WebSelectionType property applies only to QueryTable objects.


This example adds a new Web query table to the first worksheet in the first workbook and then imports data from the first and second tables in the Web page.

Visual Basic for Applications
  Set shFirstQtr = Workbooks(1).Worksheets(1) 
Set qtQtrResults = shFirstQtr.QueryTables _
    .Add(Connection := "URL;http://datasvr/98q1/19980331.htm", _
        Destination := shFirstQtr.Cells(1,1))
With qtQtrResults
    .WebFormatting = xlNone
    .WebSelectionType = xlSpecifiedTables
    .WebTables = "1,2"
End With

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