Free Excel Macro : Create a Backup of a Current Workbook

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Download free Excel Macro : Create A Backup Of A Current Workbook

Macros are one of the most powerful features in Excel. They are small programs that can automate tasks and save you a lot of time.

If you are not familiar with macros, they can seem a bit daunting. But once you learn how to use them, you will wonder how you ever managed without them!

In this article, we will show you how to use the Macro "Create A Backup Of A Current Workbook" in Excel. We will also provide some examples of how macros can be used to automate tasks.

How to use Macros in Excel?

Macros are written in a programming language called Visual Basic for Applications (VBA). VBA is a simple language that is easy to learn.

You do not need to be a programmer to use macros. However, if you are familiar with programming, you can use VBA to create more complex macros.

There are two ways to use macros in Excel:
    1. Use a macro that is already written.
     2. Write your own macro.

For both methods check out those articles to know how to use macros in Excel: https://www.macrosinexcel.com/introduction-to-macros-in-excel/
https://www.macrosinexcel.com/create-write-macros-in-excel/
https://www.macrosinexcel.com/macros-in-excel-with-examples/

To create a macro in Excel, open the Visual Basic Editor (VBE) by pressing Alt+F11 on your keyboard.

In the VBE, select Insert > Module. This will insert a new blank module into the VBE.

In the new module, paste the code below.

For example, the following code will create a macro that will Create a Backup of a Current Workbook:

Sub FileBackUp()
ThisWorkbook.SaveCopyAs Filename:=ThisWorkbook.Path & _
"" & Format(Date, "mm-dd-yy") & " " & _
ThisWorkbook.name
End Sub

To run the macro, press the Run button in the toolbar (or press F5 on your keyboard).

About Create A Backup Of A Current Workbook Excel Macro

If you're anything like me, you're always working on some sort of Excel project that is incredibly important to you. Whether it's a workbook full of sensitive data or just a really complex spreadsheet that you've spent hours perfecting, the last thing you want is to lose all of your work due to a computer crash or other unforeseen event. That's why it's always a good idea to create a backup of your workbook before you start making any changes. That way, if something does happen to your file, you can always revert back to a previous version. To create a backup of your workbook, simply go to the File menu and click Save As. Then, choose a location for your backup