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QUESTION: I have done the serial numbers and now i want to save as pdf. is this possible and how?

ANSWER: Why not just record the macro to do just that and see what you get.
But this is NOT 2 macros running concurrently, which can't be done.

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QUESTION: Thank you, however, it seems i didn't make myself clear. What i want to do is save the serial numbered workbook automatically as a pdf, therefore, a macro would be useful. I can do one or the other but i don't know how to do both. Therefore, your help would be greatly appreciated.

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Sub MakePDF()
   'THIS ASSUMES A1 CONTAINS THE SERIAL # TO SAVE WORKBOOK AS.
   ActiveSheet.ExportAsFixedFormat Type:=xlTypePDF, Filename:= _
       Range("A1").Value & ".pdf", Quality:= _
       xlQualityStandard, IncludeDocProperties:=True, IgnorePrintAreas:=False, _
       OpenAfterPublish:=True
End Sub
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