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  Asked By: Jody    Date: Jan 04    Category: MS Office    Views: 730
  

I have created a web query to download table realating to a number of companies.
When i run the query i have to either type in the company identifier name or
point to a cell where the identifier is stored.Can i get excel to run down a
column containing company identifiers and automatically pass it to the webquery.

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Answer #1    Answered By: Bohdana Nonob     Answered On: Jan 04

I don't use Excel's web  query when accessing data via the internet. I
use XML and HTML strings to call web sites and parse data. However, I do
use lists within the workbooks, in my case ISBN'S, to send data, and
then get the return data via web forms. Looking at the way a web query
is executed via VBA I would imagine you could pass  each of your criteria
in a similar manner. Where your URL appears in the web query  change the
string like so..



"www.rittenhouse.com//product/product.asp?sku=" & sStringData



Use your web address and where you pass your data replace it with a
variable as shown. You can loop through the spreadsheet and pass each
criteria to this way. Hope this helps.

 
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