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Excel 2007 VBA to Disable "Recalculate Workbook Before Saving"

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I have an Excel 2007 .xlsm file I'm working with, and it takes forever to recalculate. (I'm working on implementing the recomendations to reduce calculation time per http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff700515.aspx.)
I use "Application.Calculation = xlCalculationManual" VBA to switch Excel to manual calculation mode, but it still likes to recalculate on save. However, I often hit save as to avoid loosing my work, and then realize I just set myself back 30 minutes (each time) while it calculates.
I'm looking for a way to programmatically (VBA?) deactive Excel 2007 Menu > Excel Options > Formulas > Calculation Options > Workbook Calculation > "Recalculate workbook before saving" while in Manual calculation mode (which, again, I activate via the VBA xlCalculationManual option).

Any ideas how to disable "Recalculate workbook before saving"  via VBA?
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Question by:travisjbennett
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Richard Quadling earned 2000 total points
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Is this what you are looking for?

    With Application
        .Calculation = xlManual
        .CalculateBeforeSave = False
    End With

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by:Shanmuga Sundaram
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did you do in thisworkbook

Private Sub Workbook_Open()
Application.Calculation = xlCalculationManual
End Sub
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by:Richard Quadling
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If not, try the following steps.

1 - Turn on "Record a macro". I'm on Excel 2003, so I don't know how you do that in later releases.
2 - Turn off the option to calculate before save.
3 - Stop recording the macro.
4 - Examine the macro in the VBA editor.

For me, the macro is in a Module->Module1

Just changing the manual and calc on save options, recorded the following macro which I edited for you above
Option Explicit

Sub Macro1()
'
' Macro1 Macro
' Macro recorded 2011-09-13 by Richard Alan Quadling
'

'
    With Application
        .Calculation = xlManual
        .MaxChange = 0.001
        .CalculateBeforeSave = False
    End With
    ActiveWorkbook.PrecisionAsDisplayed = False
End Sub

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by:Richard Quadling
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OOI,
Debug.Print xlManual
Debug.Print xlCalculationManual
Debug.Print xlAutomatic
Debug.Print xlCalculationAutomatic

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outputs
-4135 
-4135 
-4105 
-4105

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In different versions of excel, these MAY have different values.

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff835845.aspx is of interest here also.

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by:travisjbennett
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Yep RQuadling... shoulda used Macro Recorder...
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by:Richard Quadling
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Ha! Don't worry about beating yourself up. This is an easy mistake to make.

Spending two hours on a job and realising you've mixed up the client's databases on the development server ... ho hum.
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