It could be permissions, as the error didn't occur on the machine with an administrative account, but alas, I haven't the time or need to fix the issue any longer. In order to do that, I wrote. Does anyone know which registry keys I need to change to get those to work? Other programs work but not Office 365. I think I have the exact opposite problem. To make it short and simple, I need to be able to have an excel workbook open in a new instance every time I double-click an excel file. With respect to some of the other proposed solutions, I love the fact that you can so easily open 2 files with the same name.
How about opening the second one via the Excel icon? Option group The OptionValue property of each option button in an option group is set to a number. Commenting privileges may be curtailed if inappropriate images are posted. Tried and tested in excel 2007 32-bits windows. We get this error because we have excel open in separate isntances each time a file is double-clicked. Thank you, Turbo2001rt, that worked like a charm. Note that you can enable the protection manually as well in Office which sets the Registry keys to the values of the Registry file. Now when I receive an excel file via email, I can't open the attachment.
However, days ago, I suddently could not open all excel files. Excel 2013 changed to the. If these steps do not resolve the problem, go to Method 4. I have not fully investigated this, but I think this covers it. For example, there are problems launching Excel, launching Excel files from outside of Excel, and using the Export in Query Ready Mode option from a browser to export balances from Financial Reporting. When I would click on the link, it would pop up with this error message and then proceed to open Internet Explorer with a blank page! I use Alt+Tab which doesn't work with excel's default settings. Open Excel and open up a blank workbook.
If you usually open spreadsheet through Windows Explorer, I found that the best option is to re-associate the extensions and specify your own command. It only happened when trying to open Excel files outside of Excel. If I copy the file and then save it to my desktop or my documents and then open it, it works just fine. What makes the vulnerability particularly worrisome is that it does not require macros. Source: It's a bit back to front, and will work for any program not just Excel, but I middle-mouse-button click the Excel icon in the Windows 7 Taskbar and create a new instance of Excel, then open the documents in each instance of Excel.
Also, check that files open by double-clicking in the Folder Options. However, it will not fix the behavior when you open a spreadsheet through the Open dialog in Excel -- those will still open in the same window. Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 on this site the. I don't think your utility, as simple as it seems, would work if I'm opening Excel files from Outlook, right? This will open your file in a new instance of Excel every time. Anyone know how to view two different workbooks on two different monitors? Most security applications detect no threat when it comes to these Office documents.
Check the other application's documentation for a list of possible items. To do this, see the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article: Hotfix Package 1 for Microsoft User Experience Virtualization 2. Normally, Excel works very well with other applications on your system—it is designed to do that. For testing, disable and isolate the conflict by turning off each add-in one at a time. Changing the setting won't affect the validity of the answers provided by Excel, it just changes the way that Excel works within the Windows environment.
Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. However, we use a program called Engagement that utilizes accounting binders that have excel sheets in them. I spent hours trying to solve this for a client and was out of ideas when I read your post. And it still floors me that Microsoft has not provided an easy resolution like a new option in the Excel settings to fix this after almost a full 5 years since this thread was originally posted! Have Fun, and please share this answer with others Hi guys, maybe I'm missing the point here or something but there's a really simple run command for this. You can do this for. Under certain conditions, this Secure Temp folder is not always cleaned correctly.
This poster apparently did not read the full subject line of this thread or the full message of the original post that started this thread. You can't enter data in the text portion of the box. Because the ControlSource property is read-only in Form view and Print Preview, changes to the control must be made in Design view. If this function returns a nonzero number, such as 1 or —1, the box will be selected. Users who run these documents warning prompts in Office. Remove the checkmark from ignore other applications, click ok, and exit the application.
Excel 2007: If you have access to edit your windows registry, are a few registry files that add the option to open in a new instance either by default or not when you right-click on your files so you can use both functionalities. I ended up reluctantly importing his spreadsheets into Google Drive. Below are the steps I have attempted to get multiple excel instances running in Windows 7. Off to the Interwebs, and I finally found a post in some obscure forum three or four reboots later, I have no idea where it was that gave me a clue about the cause. I didn't have to do Sheet12.