General discussion

Office Mac 2011/Excel macros?

I've seen conflicting information about the new Office Mac release. Have Macros been restored to Excel? And if so, what language are they using? Has anyone tried them or tried to import Macros from Excel 4 or Excel 5 macro languages?

Discussion is locked

Follow
Reply to: Office Mac 2011/Excel macros?
PLEASE NOTE: Do not post advertisements, offensive materials, profanity, or personal attacks. Please remember to be considerate of other members. If you are new to the CNET Forums, please read our CNET Forums FAQ. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Reporting: Office Mac 2011/Excel macros?
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
Comments
- Collapse -
(NT) Visual Basic and they are in Excel
- Collapse -
Ok, what about Applescript?

Will AppleScript still work in Excel 11 for Mac? or do you have to use VBA for macros?

- Collapse -
Re: Office Mac 2011/Excel macros?

I've got an app written in legacy XLM4 macros. It creates both a custom menu bar and toolbar. It works fine under Mac through Excel/2004 and on Windows through Excel/2010.

Under Excel versions with the Ribbon interface (Excel 2007 and 2010 on Windows), the custom menu and toolbar show up under the Add-ins tab.

On the Mac under Excel/2011, the custom toolbar is created and appears as a floating palette. The menu bar is created but does not appear. It is not visible under the Add-ins. This is the same problem that I experienced under Excel/2008.

Does anyone have any insight into this ?

CNET Forums

Forum Info