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Error in Excel2000

by beecherrrr / September 14, 2004 7:04 AM PDT

I get this message every time I close a worksheet. Any Ideas what is happening here?

Warning! Closing the window may cause you to lose links to the current worksheet. To close the account list window but keep the workbook linked, click 'no'. To close account list a terminate links to the worksheet, click 'yes'.

I get the message even when I create a new worksheet. I'm a casual user and dont do any "linking" of worksheets whatsoever.

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Re: Error in Excel2000
by swisse / September 14, 2004 7:10 PM PDT
In reply to: Error in Excel2000

Open Excel, go to Tools, then Options, then Edit. There is an option there Ask to update automatic links. If it is checked, uncheck it. Close Excel, and open it again. Hope it helps.

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Re: Error in Excel2000
by beecherrrr / September 14, 2004 10:27 PM PDT
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Thanks for the reply, the box wasn't checked, so I still get the message.

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 14, 2004 10:55 PM PDT
In reply to: Re: Error in Excel2000

Check the box, OK your way out, uncheck the box, ok your way out.

Microsoft has other places you need to toggle the settings to get the effect.

Did you?

I'm not saying this is your issue, but you need to learn about this oddity of Microsoft software.


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Re: Error in Excel2000
by swisse / September 15, 2004 12:21 AM PDT
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Or you could write a macro that starts when you start Excel. If you know where to find the file PERSONAL.XLS then open it and write a macro there in the Workbook_Open() procedure with this code:

Public Sub DoNotShowItAgain()
Application.DisplayAlerts = False
End Sub

The only thing with this macro is that no warnings in Excel will ever be shown while Excel is open. Before you close Excel just remember to save your files.

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