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Determining the Current Directory in Excel

When working in Excel, it is often necessary to determine the current directory. This can be done in a number of ways, depending on your needs. Here are some methods for determining the current directory in Excel:

Method 1: Use the File Explorer

The first method is to use the File Explorer. To do this, open the File Explorer and navigate to the folder that contains your Excel file. The current directory will be displayed at the top of the window.

Method 2: Use the Address Bar

Another method for finding the current directory is to use the address bar. To do this, open the Excel file and then look at the address bar at the top of the window. The current directory will be displayed here.

Method 3: Use VBA Code

If you need to find the current directory programmatically, you can use VBA code. The following code will return the current directory:

Dim strCurrentDirectory As String 
strCurrentDirectory = CurDir() 
MsgBox strCurrentDirectory

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