Excel 4.0 Macro Sheets Not Included in Worksheets Collection

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SYMPTOMS
In the Microsoft Excel versions listed at the beginning of this article,the online Help topic for the "Worksheet Object" indicates that aworksheet object represents a worksheet, a Microsoft Excel version 4.0 macro sheet,or a Microsoft Excel version 4.0 international macro sheet. However, ifyou have a Microsoft Excel 4.0 macro sheet in a workbook, it is not consideredpart of the Worksheets collection in a Microsoft Visual Basic forApplications macro or procedure as the Help topic indicates.
RESOLUTION
Microsoft provides programming examples for illustration only, without warranty either expressed or implied. This includes, but is not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. This article assumes that you are familiar with the programming language that is being demonstrated and with the tools that are used to create and to debug procedures. Microsoft support engineers can help explain the functionality of a particular procedure, but they will not modify these examples to provide added functionality or construct procedures to meet your specific requirements. Although a Microsoft Excel 4.0 macro sheet is not considered a part of theWorksheets collection, it is considered a Sheet object. Therefore, youcan use a macro, such as the following, to determine which sheets in aworkbook are of the type "Microsoft Excel 4.0 Macro Sheet."
      Sub FindXLMSheets()       Dim x as Object       ' Loop through each sheet in the active workbook.       For Each x In ActiveWorkbook.Sheets           ' Test to determine if the TypeName of the sheet is "Worksheet."           If TypeName(x) = "Worksheet" Then               ' If the sheet has the type Excel 4.0 macro sheet or Excel               ' 4.0 international macro sheet, then display its name.               If x.Type = xlExcel4MacroSheet Or _                   x.Type = xlExcel4IntlMacroSheet Then                   MsgBox x.Name               End If           End If       Next   End Sub				
STATUS
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in the versions of MicrosoftExcel listed at the beginning of this article.For additional information, please see the following article in theMicrosoft Knowledge Base:
108350 XL: Distinguishing Sheet Types with Visual Basic Macro
5.00a 5.00c 7.00a XL98 XL97 XL7 XL5 XL
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Article ID: 145572 - Last Review: 01/11/2015 16:12:10 - Revision: 2.2

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