Looping through a folder with Excel files and scraping date from selected cells usin VBA

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I want to execute a VBA macro that iterates through all of the Excel files in a given folder. The macro copies the data from four distinct cells (let's say A2, B3, C5, and D6) that I have labelled Region, DateSales, Sales, and Salesman after opening a single file, pastes it into a master file, and then closes the file.

Since I am not an expert in VBA, I need some assistance. I have found a VBA code, but it does not work.

This is the code I have right now

Sub getDataFromWbs()

    Dim wb As Workbook, ws As Worksheet
    Dim Region As String
    Dim DateSales As Date
    Dim Sales As Integer
    Dim Salesman As String

Application.ScreenUpdating = False

    Set fso = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")

'Path to the folder
    Set fldr = fso.GetFolder("C:\Users\xxxxx\yyyyyy\Desktop\Sales\")

'Next available row in Master Workbook
    y = ThisWorkbook.Sheets("Sheet1").Cells(rows.Count, 1).End(xlUp).Row + 1

'Loop through each file in that folder
    For Each wbFile In fldr.files

'Make sure looping only through files ending in .xlsx (Excel files)
    If fso.GetExtensionName(wbFile.Name) = "xlsx" Then

'Open current book
    Set wb = Workbooks.Open(wbFile.Path)

    Region = Sheets(1).Cells(1, 2).Value
    DateSales = Sheets(1).Cells(2, 3).Value
    Sales = Sheets(1).Cells(3, 5).Value
    Salesman = Sheets(1).Cells(4, 6).Value


'Loop through each sheet (ws)
Feb 16, 2023 in Others by Kithuzzz
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1 answer to this question.

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You record the outcome of your comparison to the value of the cell. You observe if it will be TRUE or FALSE as a result. Try to alter these four lines of code to duplicate the actual data:

   ThisWorkbook.Sheets(1).Cells(y, 1) = ws.Cells(x, 1).Value ' Region
    ThisWorkbook.Sheets(1).Cells(y, 2) = ws.Cells(x, 2).Value ' DateSales
    ThisWorkbook.Sheets(1).Cells(y, 3) = ws.Cells(x, 3).Value ' Sales
    ThisWorkbook.Sheets(1).Cells(y, 4) = ws.Cells(x, 4).Value ' Salesman
answered Feb 16, 2023 by narikkadan
• 63,420 points

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