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Excel locks file when using data connection to other sheet.

Is there a command / macro that can be run to unlink a file after it has been "refreshed" from excel

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  • PalmsWest Apr 28, 2009

    I'm using Excel 2007 Data Connections as a source for data to use in a Pivot Table. The source data is another Excel file with multiple sheets. The source data is located on one of the sheets in the Excel source file that has a named range to identify the data source location on the source sheet.



    I setup a data connection by pointing to the source file location and named range setup in the source file. The source file is open. I select the Data Connection as the data source for the pivot table. The data is imported successfully and the refresh function is working.



    I then close the source file and the pivot table will no longer refresh. The pivot table can't find the data. The only thing that changed was to close the source file. I'm not understanding how the data connections work. Then I open the source file and the pivot table still won't refresh and has the same problem.

  • jljonesiii May 11, 2010

    There is a addin called "dellink.xla" that you can use to delete the link
    (see http://support.microsoft.com/?id=188449), but if you need to keep the
    results from the link, then you have to manually copy the cells, and paste
    it as values, or use Excel 2002 or 2003 to remove the link.

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What is exel sheet extension in office 2010 ?


Excel Workbook

.xlsx

The default Excel file format. Cannot store VBA macro code or Microsoft Excel 4.0 macro sheets (.xlm files in Excel 4.0).

Excel Macro-Enabled Workbook

.xlsm

Uses the same basic XML format as the Excel Workbook, but can store VBA macro code. Users saving an Excel workbook that has VBA code or Excel 4.0 macro sheets (.xlm files in Excel 4.0) are prompted to use this file format.

Excel Template

.xltx

The default file format for an Excel template. Cannot store VBA macro code or Excel 4.0 macro sheets (.xlm files in Excel 4.0).

Excel Macro-Enabled Template

.xltm

Can contain a VBAProject part or Excel 4.0 macro sheets (.xlm files in Excel 4.0). Workbooks created from this template inherit the VBAProject part or Excel 4.0 macro sheets that exist in the template.

Excel Add-In

.xlam

A supplemental program that runs additional code. Excel add-ins use the Open XML file format to store data, and they support using VBA projects and Excel 4.0 macro sheets.

Feb 21, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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How to create macro button in microsoft excel 2007 because


well follow the steps below to get your job done:

To create an option button in Microsoft Office Excel 2007, make sure that you add Option Button (form control) to the Quick Access Toolbar. To do this, follow these steps:
  1. Click the Microsoft Office Button, and then click Excel Options.
  2. Click the Customize category, select All Commands in the Choose commands from list, select Option Button (form control), and then click OK.
To create an option button and to assign a macro to it, follow these steps:
  1. In Excel 2003 and in earlier versions of Excel, click Option Button on the Forms toolbar, and then draw the outline of the button on the sheet.

    In Excel 2007, click Option Button (form control) on the Quick Access Toolbar, and then draw the outline of the button on the sheet.
  2. Select any cell in the worksheet.
  3. In versions of Excel that are for Microsoft Windows, right-click the option button, and then click Assign Macro.

    In versions of Excel that are for Macintosh, press COMMAND while you click or press CTRL while you click, depending on your operating system version. Then, click Assign Macro.
  4. In the Assign Macro dialog box, click the name of the macro that you want to assign to the option button, and then click OK.
When you click the option button, the macro will run.


good luck ...:-)

Apr 08, 2010 | Microsoft Office Excel 2007

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Dear Sir, In case there are atleast 80 files or more having same format containing datas in columns in each file with different figures, I want to merge all file in a single sheet in one shot. Kindly...


Hi,

If the column names and orders are same across files, then you can directly use the MS Excel's import data function, this will do your job.

Alternatively, if you want to do it manually, import each file in separate excel worksheet using data import wizard or simple copy paste of data (in latter case you have to use Text-to-Col feature of excel), and then manually append all figures (copy-paste in one go) to any external excel sheet.

Then finally, export/save as that external sheet to any filename of your choice.

Hope this helps.

Thanks.

Mar 24, 2009 | Microsoft Excel for PC

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When refreshing data in excell 2007 from web page, position shift


The macro you have is set to create a row upon refresh. You can change this by stepping into the macro and using VB to edit this step.

Mar 15, 2009 | Microsoft Computers & Internet

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My excel sheet is not opening


assuming you have Excel sw on your PC.
Assuming you are running XP.
Assuming you can start your Excel and Open any excel file using File/Open within excel.

You must associate Excel file with Excel program in your Windows Explorer.
Fastest way is Browse to any excel file with your Windows explorer (NOT IE)
Right click and select Open with...
Browse to find your Excel MSOffice program
Select Use always to use this program
OK

Dec 28, 2008 | Microsoft Excel 2003 (06503995)

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How to hide sheet tabs in MS Excel


Do you mean by Visual Basic / Macro?

if so this is what you need:

ActiveWindow.DisplayWorkbookTabs = False

Mar 07, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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Excel password removing


could you please supply us with the version of Excel you are using? it's under Help About Excel

Mar 04, 2008 | Excel (SS8SATAS5128400R)

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One problem in the application of excel sheet


I can make out that
You are speaking about creating a macro to take data from one constant updated cell and to put that data into another cell or form sheet.
You will need to get precise help from a programmer on this.
If you want to see a little on macros just open a sheet and checkout the help section on macros.
Some macros can take many hours to write and test.Some make take months.
hope this helps.

Jan 30, 2008 | Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

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EXCEL


I have solution for your second problem.
You just need to use macros to protect all the sheet at the same time. Just open "Macro>Record new Macro" to insert new macros to your files.

This will save some your valuable time.

Jan 09, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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Macros Command Help


Your Excel may have a different "Macro Security" setting. Your "Macro Security" can be adjusted: Tools, Macro, Security. I highly recommend the "Medium" setting. This will prompt you when an Excel file is opened that contains Macros to Enable or Disable. If you choose a security setting of "Low" please be very careful as this will allow Macros to run without any notice, VERY DANGEROUS.

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