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Path And File - Subscript Out Of Range Error

I have a path:

path="C:\My Documents\"

I have a file:

file="File.xls"

Dim wb As Workbook
Set wb = Workbooks(path & file)
wb.Activate
...
wb = Nothing

Why does Workbooks(path & file) give me a "Subscript out of range" error when the path and file exist.


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