Have many workbooks open and need a quick survey of unsaved files? Excel macros will get the count of unsaved workbooks for you!
Make sure your Excel has the Developer Tab enabled following this tutorial.
I explain how you can do this below step by step!
What does it do?
Gets the count of unsaved workbooks
Copy Source Code:
Sub GetCountOfUnsavedWorkbooks() Dim workbook As Workbook Dim counter As Integer For Each workbook In Workbooks 'Count the unsaved workbooks If workbook.Saved = False Then counter = counter + 1 End If Next workbook MsgBox "You have " & counter & " unsaved workbook(s)" End Sub
We have 2 workbooks open that have unsaved changes:
STEP 1: In any one of the workbooks, go to Developer > Code > Visual Basic
STEP 2: Paste in your code and Select Save. Close the window afterwards.
STEP 3: Let us test it out!
Go to Developer > Code > Macros
Make sure your macro is selected. Click Run.
With just one click, you now have the number of unsaved workbooks!
How to Get the Count of Unsaved Workbooks Using Macros In Excel