At the top of the code pane, there are two drop down boxes. I am, of course appalled to think that as I have found in the past is usually the case , the problem is due to some incredibly simple setting change that I have wrongly and unconsciously made. Leave a Reply Your email address will not be published. Related articles: Would You Like To Complete Your Daily Work Quickly And Perfectly? So I built a dead simple macro for it and include a shortcut to it. I've used the registry hack from this forum to remove libraries from showing up in the left pane of Explorer.
When you open a fresh instance of Excel all instances closed, then open Excel , hit Alt + F11, then hit Ctrl + R. I see what you are stating as the solution, but here's some detail that throws a wrench in the plan. I write code for a tool that my department uses, and the easiest way I have found to distribute updates, is to just send them a new file and have them overwrite the old one. I have scoured, and cannot find a fix for this. I've asked on multiple forums. Note: Because Excel will try and open every file in the alternate startup folder, make sure that you specify a folder that contains only files that Excel can open.
Test to make sure your template is being used After you go through the steps to set up a default template, make sure you test to confirm your template is being used. I have done this before with Excel 2007 I believe. The key is to put your template file into this folder so that Excel will find it. Choose Advanced from the left pane and scroll the right pane to General. This post falls into that category. Hi folks, got a question re: Excel 2010, running on win7 Pro 32-bit it's not the machine in my stats.
Good luck - I know how absolutely maddening the situation is! For help with troubleshooting other problems when starting Excel, see Jan Karel Pieterse's article:. If you no longer need a specific workbook to open, you can stop it from being opened when you start Excel. Do shift-control-esc and fire up the program. Method 1: When we want to open Startup folder location, we may have to know where the Startup folder location is first. Let's say I've set it to Folder A. Hopefully you will see your xlstart file in the displayed list. What does your code do, presumably on Open? One easy way to do this is to temporarily give cell A1 in your template a bright yellow or orange fill.
I would like to tell you the exact way to find any executable, it's ridiculously simple and I couldn't find an answer using Google. If this is possible, and you're good at scripting and distributing your signature so that users will trust your scripts , I see a chance for a win. Im not expert but i think u can try this to find your personal macro. If you get frustrated and can't make things work, you can set your own startup folder manually, as described below. In turn, %appdata% is variable, and depends on the name of the currently logged-in Windows user among other things.
Then, when Excel starts up the next time, it tries to open all those files. Make sure that the file name in the title bar is correct. Please tell me how to fix this problem. I even replaced it with the folder location and the file opened twice. I tried everything above and nothing worked for me Excel 2010.
Here is what I got from Microsoft support. Stop a specific workbook from opening when you start Excel Depending on the location of the workbook that is automatically opened when you start Excel, do any of the following to make sure that the workbook no longer opens upon startup. How to find and change default save location of Excel templates? It should launch with a new blank worksheet, and your macro s should be available. If so, you can save yourself time and trouble by setting a default template for Excel to use each time you create a new workbook. I greatly appreciate the time and expertise of contributors here helping me, and I have endeavoured to try the suggestions to the best of my ability. Then any day I pull up a report that I received through email I see it includes all the buttons I created on Macros.
You can hide sheets, rows, and columns and prevent changes to worksheet cells. Excel 2013 1 Open your worksheet. Tip: You can also right-click that icon, click Properties, and then remove any references to the workbook on the Shortcut tab. I see what you are stating as the solution, but here's some detail that throws a wrench in the plan. You could also just use the file name without the executable as long as your file associates are correct. For me, my file is personal. Why is Excel showing libraries? I have a file that always opens on the launch of Excel 2010.
Step 3: Click the Modify button even though you won't be modifying anything. If you want control new sheets with your own template, follow the process below. Garf, I very much appreciate your time in trying to help me here. But I say to you a good thanks for a tric I was looking for a long time ago in France and didn't found anything, so thanks agane. Ziggy and Zack, thanks for your attention. I could however find a settings for an alternative startup path for Excel. Jaynet Zhang TechNet Community Support But this isn't a group policy setting.