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Excel Save Worksheets as Workbooks | VBA Macro #18

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You have your data in Worksheets but you need separate Workbooks. The tedious way is to open a bunch of blank Workbooks. Then copy and paste information from each Worksheet and save each Workbook onto your computer. Good news is there is a better way with VBA! Save Worksheets as Workbooks is an Excel macro that will take existing worksheets and save them as their own workbook.   By default, the path of the Active Workbook will be used so the new Workbooks are saved at the same location. (Customize: You can indicate a different path in the VBA code) Once saved the Worksheet name will become the new Workbook name. This macro is a great way separate your data making it easier to send Workbooks as attachments to specific recipients.If you need a quick way to move information into their own worksheet checkout our macro Excel Create Worksheet per Filter Value!

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The Code

Here is the code for this macro. Make sure the following References are setup before running it: Visual Basic For Applications, Microsoft Excel 16.0 Object Library
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Sub SaveWorksheetsasWorkbooks()
' Means variable is in use
Dim FilePath As String '
Dim WS As Worksheet '

On Error GoTo LeverageLean

'Hide ScreenUpdating and Display Alerts
Application.ScreenUpdating = False
Application.DisplayAlerts = False

FilePath = Left(ActiveWorkbook.FullName, Len(ActiveWorkbook.FullName) - Len(ActiveWorkbook.Name)) 'Active Workbook File Path

For Each WS In ActiveWorkbook.Sheets
WS.Copy 'Copy Worksheet
Application.ActiveWorkbook.SaveAs Filename:=FilePath & WS.Name & ".xlsx" 'Save new Workbooks to Active Workbook File Path
Application.ActiveWorkbook.Close 'Remove if you want the New Workbooks to remain open
Next
 
MsgBox ("The Worksheets have been saved as Workbooks!") 'If not check your FilePath
 
Exit Sub
 
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MsgBox (Err.Number & " - " & Err.Description & vbNewLine & vbNewLine & "Don't hesitate to email me: brentschneider@leveragelean.com")
 
End Sub
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Customization

These lines of code can be customized to personalize this macro.
13. FilePath = Left(ActiveWorkbook.FullName, Len(ActiveWorkbook.FullName) – Len(ActiveWorkbook.Name)) ‘Active Workbook File Path
Change the FilePath so the new workbooks save somewhere else

21. MsgBox (“The Worksheets have been created into Workbooks!”) ‘If not check your FilePath
Remove the MsgBox or make it comment to not see it once the macro finishes
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[…] macro can be used as the final action after using Excel Create Worksheet per Filter Value and Excel Save Worksheets as Workbooks.  These macros used in this sequence provides an efficient way to communicate relevant information […]

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[…] macro is the combination of 3 Excel macros:  Create Worksheet per Filter Value | VBA Macro #16, Save Worksheets as Workbooks | VBA Macro #18, and Create Emails with Workbooks Attached | VBA Macro #23. This Excel macro starts by filtering a […]

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[…] Share on linkedin This Excel macro is the inverse of Copy Multiple Workbooks into One where separate Workbooks are being combined into one MASTER Workbook.  The Update Multiple […]

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