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Q: Protect excel workbook

Hi,

I am using Office 2013. I have a workbook which has to be shared. I want to protect it in a way that none of the options can be changes (like I have enabled 'track changes'. 'highlisght changes from users' etc). I do not want that someone turn off the 'track changes' option or as a matter of fact any other option.

They, however, should be able to edit the workbook. Is it possible?

I tried searching but could only see an option to protect workbook structure but noes not protect options.

-regards

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Hello Everyone

I am having some difficulties finding a solution to my problem. I am hoping someone can help or lead me to the right direction.

I have a workbook called Data.xlsm, below is a sample:

ID, Name, commission
1 john 1000
2 eric 2000
3 ryan 3000

Now I have another excel file called Temp.xls which looks pretty much the same as Data.xlsm.

ID, Name, Commission
1 john 200
2 eric 300

I need a macro that will read the Temp.xls and grab the commissions and bring them to Data.xlsm. The commissions need to be summed based on ID.

The final Result on Data.xlsm should be as follows:
1 john 1200
2 eric 2300
3 ryan 3000

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you
 

A:Solved: Excel Macro - Upload Workbook value from Another Workbook based on ID

Just a quick and dirty solution

Make sure you place this in the same folder as your Temp.xlsm file and press the button

It will open Temp
update the data, if a new Id is in Temp it will add the data and set the commission values in Temp to 0 to avoid running it twice.

I hope the code explains itsefl.

Think of a macro of a step by step instrcution as you would say it out loud.
 

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Hello,
I have a master workbook with 20 worksheets. 5 worksheets in the worksbook are distributed to field reps, but the remaining 15 worksheets are not. What is the best practice for receiving the 5-worksheet workbook from the field rep and importing the data into the 20-worksheet master workbook? If I merely use Copy Sheet I am able to copy the worksheets into the master workbook but then I have to remove the pathname references in each of the copied worksheets in order to map the data in the master workbook - which is quite cumbersome. Suggestions?
 

A:Populating data from one Excel workbook to a master workbook

Hi jpirhalla, welcome to the forum.

Have you tried moving the sheets over. Dragging the sheet from the field reps back into the now-15-sheet book?
 

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I have two workbooks that I am using and I am trying to add one cell's data to another cell in another Excel workbook. It used to be as simple as beginning to "add" another cell's data(from another workbook you just migrate to the other workbook) into a different workbook. It isn't working like it used to in Excel 2003. Cant' speak of it for Excel 2007 as I never had it.

Any thoughts on why it won't work? Any way to make it work?

A:Excel 2010 - Workbook to Workbook Reference?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Lewiedude


I have two workbooks that I am using and I am trying to add one cell's data to another cell in another Excel workbook. It used to be as simple as beginning to "add" another cell's data(from another workbook you just migrate to the other workbook) into a different workbook. It isn't working like it used to in Excel 2003. Cant' speak of it for Excel 2007 as I never had it.

Any thoughts on why it won't work? Any way to make it work?


Merging Data from Multiple Workbooks into a Summary Workbook in Excel

Looks like it's possible.

Also I would look at the DATA Tab under DATA TOOLS - CONSOLIDATE.

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Hello, advicer
I do not understand why sometime I cannot copy a range from a workbook to another workbook in EXCEL (but I can if i paste the range in the same workbook). My PC is in the network of the company using WinNT 4.1. Please help me
Many thanks
Qan
 

A:Excel: Cannot Copy from Workbook to Workbook

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Does anyone know if it is possible to protect or unprotect all worksheets in a workbook at once. I can't seem to find a way. I have a workbook with about 50 worksheets in it and would like to protect some cells common to all sheets. It would take forever to chage the protection staus on one sheet at a time. Any ideas??
 

A:protect or unprotect all worksheets in a workbook

Originally posted by rickvo:
Does anyone know if it is possible to protect or unprotect all worksheets in a workbook at once. I can't seem to find a way. I have a workbook with about 50 worksheets in it and would like to protect some cells common to all sheets. It would take forever to chage the protection staus on one sheet at a time. Any ideas?? Click to expand...

Try ASAP Utilities, it's a free add-in.

www.asap-utilities.com
 

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Hello,

I've been working on a certain workbook and everytime a try to save it an error occurs:

Microsoft Excel for Windows has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

AppName: excel.exe AppVer: 9.0.0.2719 ModName: excel.exe
ModVer: 9.0.0.2719 Offset: 002aa2b3

HELP !!!

Thanks

Mark R

A:Excel 2000 .. When saving a certain workbook excel crashes

Hi, try running a repair from control panel>click on MS office and run change or repair if I remmber correctly.

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I have a workbook located on \\server\servershare\type2015
file name: TYPE.xlsx

how do i write the path of the table name in my query.

Any suggestions?
Thanks.
 

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Client has SharePoint 2010 project server.
When the user clicks on a Excel file, the file open in the browser and when the user click on "open in Excel" we receive the below message 
"To open this workbook, your computer must have a version of Microsoft Excel installed and your Web browser must support opening files directly from Excel in the browser."
Below is the browser version 


However when the same is tried/accessed through a browser deployed on a dev machine, it works normally. Below is the version of the IE on the DEV server

What is causing this to happen?
Is there any tool to check the difference between the IE settings on my Desktop and the dev box.

Satyam....

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Tech Support Guy,

I have a question regarding linking two Excel (I am using Office 2003) workbooks and varying worksheets.
Here's what I want to do, using a macro, create a link to a cell in workbook A/worksheet X to workbook B/worksheet X (where X is variable).
Now creating a link is easy, except I want the "link" itself to appear in workbook A.
I tried the following:
Workbooks("Workbook A.xls").Worksheets(Worksheet A).Cells(6, 4).Value _
= Workbooks("Workbook B.xls").Worksheets(Worksheet A).Cells(57, 3).Value
However, Excel places the value instead of the link in the cell. I want both, meaning, you see the value in the cell, but when you highlight the cell, you see the link to the 2nd workbook.

I have also tried the the following:
Workbooks("Workbook A.xls").Worksheets(Worksheet A).Cells(6, 4).Value _
= "='[Workbook B.xls] Worksheet A '!R57C3"
This gets me what I need except as I mentioned, the worksheets vary and I have not been able to figure out how to do use a variable worksheet name in this example.
I appreciate your help in solving this problem
Take care,
RJ
 

A:Excel Workbook Question

See if using the indirect function is the solution?
 

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I created an Excel workbook to monitor my investments. One of the work sheets contains a long column of currency values from an annuity investment with each row showing daily values.

Presently, I manually copy the daily value of that investment and paste it into worksheet # 2 that contains all of my investments. Worksheet # 2 daily refreshes, updates and totals all investments.

My question is this: is there a formula that would automatically copy and paste the daily annuity values from worksheet # 1 into worksheet # 2 without having to manually copy and paste? If so, could you please guide me through the steps to accomplish this?

Many thanks for your prompt attention and cooperation.
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A:Excel investment workbook

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I have two workbooks I'm trying to combine in a VBA macro. The first excel spreadsheet is just simply a sheet of 30 columns of data and 5k rows. It adds a new row every day.

The second sheet will be the model with the macro. I would like to write a script that will use a sort of vlookup to the data sheet to pull in specific parts of the datatable instead of searching through the whole big sheet.

For example, see attached. The Model tab lets you input a date or dates in the C column and then it would have to somehow search another WORKBOOK, not within this one as the example shows (for simplicity). Any ideas would be much appreciated.
 

A:Call Excel Workbook in VBA

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Hello guys.
Please guide me through building my own tool in Excel.
I need to have workbook WK 1 with macro to modify another workbook WK2 which already have macros in it.
That is my plan : WK1 should have several command buttons first is to find person by ID from WK 2 , copy entire row with persons details to WK1 list 1, another button same but copy entire row to WK1 list 2, than when both lists created, I must have third command button which will : for each person in List1 WK1 will change value in cell 1 in WK2 from none to 1 and cell 10 enters =today date, for each person in List2 WK1 will delete value in first cell of the row in WK2.

I am keep loosing the track of what would be most simple way to do those steps, WK 2 file name is changing every day with date in beginning of the name of file,
 

A:Need help Excel 2 modify other workbook

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I have an Excel (2010) template from which I need to create separate workbooks for our range of ocean-going vessels.

Requirement 1
Upon loading the template, I need to prompt the user to enter the name of the vessel.

Requirement 2
The name must be transferred to a particular cell, probably A1, in proper case.

Requirement 3
I then wish to save the workbook using the vessel’s name, in capitals, followed by a space, a hyphen, another space and then the rest of the filename – based on the name of the template.

Example 1: name of template Record of voyage.

Example 2: name of workbook OCEAN TRAVELLER - Record of voyage.

Any thoughts?

 

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Hi,

I am working on an Excel 2002 report. I need to be able to create a copy of the workbook, strip it down a bit (for uploading purposes), and let the user save it as he/she pleases.

Is it possible to make an active copy of a workbook without saving it?
Excel VBA help is not being very "helpful" on this matter.

Thank you,
ABentsionov
 

A:Copy Excel Workbook

Hello, welcome to the board!

It is always best if you work from a saved file. This is just generally a good idea. Is there a reason you do not want to save the workbook? You need to save to do what you want. There is a way, but it is more convuluted than just saving your file.
 

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When I attempted to save an Excel workbook, I couldn't because the file name had changed to a number. What should I do?
 

A:Can't Save Excel Workbook

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Hi there

Sometimes I click on the X to close the workbook and I accidentally press NO when the computer prompts me to save the workbook since it usually comes up in a yellow box that does not really capture my attention. This usually happens when I'm in a hurry or late at night when I'm half asleep. Is there some code that makes a message box pop up with a message that says in big bold letters "YOU FORGOT TO SAVE YOUR FILE" when I click on the X to close the workbook? If so, this will save me a lot of headackes.

Mario
 

A:Save Excel workbook.

I am no guru, however I did find this in the hep wizard of MS Excel. Hope it is of some help to you.

Save workbooks automatically as you work
On the Tools menu, click AutoSave.
If the AutoSave command is not on the Tools menu, you must install the AutoSave add-in.
How?
Select the Automatic save every check box.
In the Minutes box, enter how often you want Microsoft Excel to save workbooks.
Select any other options you want.
 

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I have a shared workbook that when some people open it the formatting does not show the same. Example I have hidden columns, but they don't see them hidden
 

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Howdy, kinda new here. Anyway, I've got a doozy I can't seem to figure out. We just installed dual-monitors and now Excel is coming up saying "Not enough resources to display completely." It does this even when Excel is just started, with the blank, new workbook. There doesn't seem to be any screen real-estate issues since there's now double the screenspace. Any thoughts or ideas to try would be greatly appreciated.

-Ted
 

A:Not enough resources for Excel, even with a new workbook.

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I write a few macros for other users, and right now I just request that they rename the workbooks each month (or however often they run it) to the same names and then offer a reminder at kick-off. Something like:
Code:
If MsgBox("Are the workbooks saved as 'Workbook_1.xlsx' and 'Workbook_2.xlsx', and are they both open?", vbYesNo) = vbNo Then
End
End If
Windows("Workbook_1.xlsx").Activate
Range("a3").Select
Etc, Etc
Otherwise, I don't know how to make changes or run actions based on workbooks whose names might change. But is there a better way? I've had some people - those least familiar with automation - forget to rename, ignore the message, and then call with problems. Perhaps there's a way, instead, that asks them to name as variables whatever the sheets are called, though this might require some hand-holding, such as a list of what workbooks are open? I don't know. I'm open to suggestions - just putting it out there.

Thanks!

Windows XP
Excel 2007
 

A:Excel VBA: Prompt for workbook?

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My O/S is Windows Vista and I am running M/S Office 2000 Professional. In the past when using Windows XP I have been able to change which workbook opens when I open Excel. Now with Vista, I have designated 2 different workbooks to open when Excel begins however I cannot delete them form the Excel XLS folder. When I delete them, the screen shows that they are gone however when I strat Excel afterwards, they are back! How can I dlete them and install a new workbook. The standard process shown in the Excel help files is not working. Thank You.
 

A:Excel Startup Workbook

Closing duplicate...........replies here: http://forums.techguy.org/business-applications/672809-revise-excel-startup.html
 

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When I try to delete either in Excel 2016 I get a message that tells me to unhide the sheet. The sheet is there in front of me, the "hide/unhide" says nothing is hidden and I am confused. Can this be resolved?

Also, how do sheets get hidden without my doing anything knowingly?

Thanks
 

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I have an employee who says that when he has macro errors in his excel 2000 workbook and it debugs the file it crashes and does not save the workbook changes. Any idea why?

Just wondering,
KHeinz
 

A:excel 2000 - Workbook not saved

Moved this to Buisness, where you may get more responses
 

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I have an Excel macro that opens another workbook. If the macro errors out, how can I close the second workbook that was opened?
 

A:Excel Macro -> Close Second Workbook

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I would like to know if it is possible to take my primary workbook (workbookA) and make a secondary copy of it with a different name (workbookB), that will automatically update when workbookA is changed. I need to do this because I will have multiple users running macros that will reference WorkbookA and at the same time the quality department needs to be able to check the workbookB for changes (which will be just be a copy of workbookA). If they open the file that is being referenced by others it will throw errors for the other users.

Is there a simple way to do this without using a reference in every cell?

I am using Excel 2007 on an XP Machine.

Thanks,
Allen Jones
 

A:Create a Reference Workbook In Excel

Is there a simple way to do this without using a reference in every cell?

Click to expand...

That's kind of what I was gonna suggest
 

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This may be too simple for some but I have a difficult task ahead of me. For some dumb reason our company refuses to let certain individuals use the database information of our time sheet software. Well this makes scheduling time off a nightmare. Hopefully there is someone who uses or can recommend a spreadsheet format (excel??) that can keep track of scheduled days off. And those days already used. We have several different types of payed time off kept in different types of banks and employees have to schedule way in advance and sometimes use one bank up and schedule another day off from that bank but end up redoing the request because they don't have time in that bank and have to reschedule. Creates a lot of paperwork and time adjusting. Example... most get 80 hours of vacations, 32 hours of what we call eat days (no lunch paid so we get 4 days off - eat days), 80 hours of Holidays. Those are fixed banks for the calendar year and then we have a COMP bank used where they can acquire hours from overtime or extra hours worked training which are based on using during an employee's anniversary year. Then we have a Holiday Bank which is never ending (no end date to be used by - no anniversary/year date) can be added to by 4 hour increments if you work a holiday. All of these hours are paid at the same wage. It really doesn't matter how you use the hours but they have to be approved prior to taking off depending on scheduling needs. What I would like is some sort of... Read more

A:Tracking days off with an Excel workbook?

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I have a non-shared Excel spreadsheet that users have saved multiple copies of.  Some are Excel 2010 and some are Excel 2003.  I need to compare and merge them back into one spreadsheet which I will then share.  What is the best (and easiest!!) way to do this?

A:Merge Non-Shared Workbook in Excel

sounds like a manual job.... you can't automatically select the best data over a range of different spreadsheets.
 
As long as the macros were created with the 2010 version you should be able to view them within the same instance of Excel.

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I have a workbook that I want to share with many people so they can all edit at same time. When I share it, they cannot run macos, it errors out with

"Error 1004 Application defined or object defined error"

Any ideas on how to overcome this?

Thanks!
ASM
 

A:Excel - Shared Workbook Macro

The macro is supposed to create hyperlinks... is this a no no? this is excel 2007...
 

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Hey -

How do I set different (scaling) print percentages for each worksheet within an excel workbook?

For example: My workbook has 5 worksheets and I would like for 4 of the 5 pages to print at 75% scaling and the 5th page to print at 68% scaling.

Thanks in advance
GDJ
 

A:Excel: Print % different for worksheets within workbook

From each worksheet, go to File-Page setup, and set the percentage. You can group worksheets, tho I'm not sure you can set the page setup when they are grouped, but I would try it. Click on worksheet 1 tab, hold shift, then click on worksheet 4 tab. Do the page setup, click on worksheet 5, do page setup. Then they should all be set as you desire them.
 

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hi all,
I have an excel workbook with several worksheets, each a page a long (i dont want them all merge in one sheet). I need to number them sequentially as they appear on the workbook.
The only way i can number them now is by going into each worksheet and inserting a page footer and enter a number manually !

Is there a way whereby all worksheets/pages are numbered automatically and more importantly page numbers changes if a new sheet is inserted ?
Thank u kindly.
Edd.
 

A:Excel - Workbook page numbering

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Good Day Moderator,
just got to the core... I've problem to open an excel workbook which contain macros from visual basic at run-time. Thats it, I don't know what properties or method that I should used.

For your illustration, perhaps I should write some of them in here ( hope you don't getting bored with this )

dim strFile as String
dim objExcel as Excel.Application

strFile = InputBox("Please input your excel file full path :","C:\")

Set objExcel = CreateObject("Excel.Application")

With objExcel
.DisplayAlerts = False
.Workbooks.Open strFile

MsgBox "Your name is : " & .ActiveSheet.Range("D1")

.ActiveWorkbook.Close False
.Quit
End With

While trying to process the Msgbox's function, it said that "Object variable or With block variable not set", just like if the object has not successfully created.

Do you have any idea with this ? I really don't know what to do.
Thanks a lot for your help and have a nice day

Best Regards.
 

A:Open an excel workbook which contain macro from vb

I don't claim to do VBA, but I dabble.

In the first place, if you are creating this code in an Excel file, I don't think you need to declare Excel as the application at all.

I think you should be creating a workbook object and not an application object.

I just tried it out, and I get that darn Error 429, but I think that's better than what you're getting.
 

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I have a audit template that takes two files and compairs them and opens a new workbook to display the differences. This new workbook is then saved to a specific location for audit reasons.

In the new workbook created, I'm wanting to "remove" all the toolbars and menus so a user can't safe the file to another location by mistake.

Is there a way for the creating template to "insert" macros into the newly created workbook to do this? While I could just create new worksheets in the "creating" template workbook and remove the ones I don't need, I'm trying to keep the size of the file down by not having all the macros that created the new template in the final product.
 

A:Have Excel VBA Create A Macro In A New Workbook

Just for some thoughts on this concept, I would suggest you read this:
http://www.vbaexpress.com/forum/showthread.php?t=26263&highlight=hide+toolbars
 

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Greetings everyone,

I have a question I am hoping you can help me with.

I create Excel reports, where the first sheet is a Menu and a second sheet contains data. The Menu refers to the second page, and based on which options the user selects on the Menu, a graph on the menu page updates with the relevant information from the second data sheet.

I am wanting to publish this Menu sheet such that it can be accessed and used on a webpage -- therefore, it needs to refer to the second sheet. However, I would like to keep that second data sheet 'locked' so that it cannot be accessed on the webpage at all.

Is this possible?

(PS - I know I have to use Excel 2003 to publish an interactive workbook ... unless anyone has discovered a way to do this with 2007, which dropped this great feature).

Many thanks in advance.
 

A:Publishing interactive Excel workbook - help please

You could make the sheet Hidden or via code XLSheetVeryHidden but the data will always be available.
 

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Got a file that I can make multiple updates to, multiple saves. Then I make one more modification and save and.... it just WILL NOT SAVE any more modifications. Not a HUGE file, under 5,000 kB.

Suggestions?
 

A:Excel 2010 workbook not saving...

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Hi

Can anyone please assit me on how to make an Excel workbook give me a reminder via Outlook.
I want a reminder that will tell me when a specific task has not yet been completed.
we send requests to a custodian when we a looking for a document. on the excel sheet we enter the date we sent the request, but I want a reminder when the received date column has not been updated if I have not received the documents within 3 days time in order to follow up with the person.

can you pease assist me

regards
 

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Good morning,

My head office has implemented a new way of recording operatives working hours.

It used to be based on a persons name and then the number of hours worked on a job. You could get about 20 men on one sheet.

Now thy want it based on the Job so each job has its own sheet, so we are swimming in paper!

What I need is a page where I can have a drop down box with the following criteria:

Name
Trade
Week Ending

and then

The jobs that that person did, so:

The Job
The day
The Number of hours

I dont want to manually enter all of this in a load of different spreadsheets so i there a way of just using one and when i hit 'Enter Data' or something it populates pre-made spreadsheets that I can print?!

Ive attached what ive got so far.

Regards
James
 

A:Excel - Using one Workbook to populate information in another

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Microsoft Excel 2003 - I need help creating a macro that will link a workbook file with hundreds of other workbooks to create a customer list. All my workbooks are in C:\Documents 2007\Bids\BID____.xls. All files begin with "BID". All workbooks are identical and I only need information from certain cells. (i.e. G8, A6, G6, etc.). I want all the information from each file to go onto one row of the customer list - a new file's information on each row. Does anyone know how to do this? I have spent all day working on it and am about to go out of my mind. I would really appreciate any help. Thanks.
 

A:Excel - Need Workbook Linked to Many Workbooks

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Please forgive me if I am using incorrect terms here. I use Adobe Acrobat/Distiller (Version 5) to convert documents to pdf format. The problem comes when I have a large Excel workbook with 20 or so worksheets (tabs at the bottom of the page). When I try to convert them into pdf (File-Print-Distiller) I get 20 or so files.

First question-Is there a way to convert a multiple worksheet excel file into 1 pdf file? (Without the tedious "insert pages" function I am using right now)

Second question- Is there a way to convert multiple Word documents into 1 pdf file? (Once again without tedious "insert pages" function) Before you ask, no I cannot make all the Word documents into one file.

Third question-If there is no way to do the other two...is there a way to convert multiple adobe pdf into one without "insert pages".

Now since last time I got a bunch of "if it's not broke don't fix it comments" I am posting this statement. "Insert pages" is great and works great to get a couple of pdf files together. Try doing it for over 250 files and see how fun it is.
 

A:How do I print an entire excel workbook to pdf

If the worksheets are all < 1 page "long", then File -- Print -- Entire Workbook worked for me using CutePDF (can be found on Google).

OpenOffice has "Export to PDF" ; it did handle > page-long sheets for me, but baulked at some print settings, so it could depend on how fancy your sheets are (http://www.openoffice.org/).

>> I cannot make all the Word documents into one file.

Are you saying Insert Subdocument doesn't work in your version of Word?

HTH,
Andy
 

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Hi There

I have recorded a macro that opens up a workbook from my C drive as follows:

Workbooks.Open Filename:= _
"C:\Documents and Settings\Mario Pincivero\My Documents\Homes\Salem's Point 1L 40M-2423.xls"

I also recorded a macro that opens a workbook from windows as follows:

Windows("Salem's Point 1L 40M-2423.xls").Activate

I want to combine these two macros to do the following:

If Salem's Point 1L 40M-2423.xls is aready open then do the code Windows("Salem's Point 1L 40M-2423.xls").Activate

If Salem's Point 1L 40M-2423.xls is not open then do the code Workbooks.Open Filename:= _
"C:\Documents and Settings\Mario Pincivero\My Documents\Homes\Salem's Point 1L 40M-2423.xls"

Please help

Mario
 

A:Excel Macro to open a workbook

Hi Mario,

When you say you open a workbook from your C-drive.
Are you executing your macro from within an Excel workbook or how?
What do you trigeer it with or where do you trigger it from?
 

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I'm having the dreaded "shared workbook" issues.
 
I have many users at different points in the week complain about issues with a shared workbook. May it be slow to open, slow to save, random crashing, loss of data, loss of changes, I get it all!
 
I've found going to each computer to try to diagnose and/or repair excel is futile. Does anyone have any insight as to how I can get around this? I was thinking either find out how to use Microsoft Access with their workbooks or convincing the management to assign one person in their team to do the excel spreadsheet updates.
 
Your help will be GREATLY appreciated.

A:SHARED EXCEL WORKBOOK CORRUPTION

Just got off the phone with Microsoft which was no help. It seems like there are no fixes whatsoever for this issue. I'm leaning more towards using Access with the workbooks to alieviate this issue. However any help will be appreciated.

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Hi guys. I am not quite familiar with Excel, so would appreciate some help with this, even if this might seem like a simple question enough to many of you.

I received an Excel file from a colleague for updating of data. There was a dotted border surrounding the whole workbook which prevents any editing of sorts beyond the dotted border.

Is the dotted border a result of my colleague protecting the workbook?

Thanks for the help.

Regards,
Terry
 

A:Dotted border around Excel workbook

The dotted border is probably due to page breaks. Protection is a separate issue -- you can check if the worksheet is protected by hovering over "Protection" under the "Tools" menu.
 

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I am copying an excel worksheet from an existing workbook to a new workbook using a macro. The sheet contains a Private Sub. I want the new workbook to have the Private Sub password protected. Is there a way of writing this into the macro of the originating workbook?
 

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It seems to me that I used to be able to set up my own default Excel books and worksheets. I would set formats, toolbars, footers, etc. the way I liked them then save the sheet as “sheet1.xlt” and the workbook as “book1.xlt”, and put these in the XLstart folder. That way, when I opened a new workbook, or inserted a new sheet, the sheets are formatted they way I want them. But that doesn’t seem to work now. I’m using Excel 97 and Win XP. Before I was using Excel 97 and Win98. Did I miss a cog somewhere? It’s been a long time since I did this and perhaps I missed a step.

Don
 

A:Excel 97 Default Workbook/Sheets

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Does anyone know if it is possible to have a VBA code run after a workbook's name has been changed?
 

A:Solved: Excel VBA run after workbook name change

I was able to get what I wanted done by using the BeforeClose event.
 

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I have recently bought a new computer and gone from Windows 7 to Windows 10. In addition , I have changed from Office Home and Student 2007 to the 2019 version. The other day , when I tried to load an Excel file (.xlsm) that I have used quite happily before on my previous computer , I got an error message which read as follows :
"Code in this project must be updated for use on 64 bit systems. Please review and update Declare statements and then mark them with the PtrSafe attribute"

I developed the workbook some years ago with a lot of help from Tech Support Guy contributors and I am quite ignorant of this latest issue. Is there anyone who can help ?
 

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hi,

i have a Excel workbook that consist of 3 worksheets and there are some formulas in each of those sheets.

the problem is that each time I open the workbook there will be a "update link" message that appear (pls see the attachment). that's strange 'cause I have never inserted any links before.

is there a way to display all the links that are present in the worksheet and prevent this message from re-appearing?

thank you
 

A:Cannot Find the Links in Excel Workbook

Try Bill Manville's add-in -- http://www.oaltd.co.uk/MVP/MVPPage.asp
 

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