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Can't view Excel Macro Code using Alt-F11

Posted on 2012-03-15
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This is a strange one.  I am using Excel 2003, the OS is XP, and I've recorded a Macro without any problem.  I can also run it without any problem.

My issue is that I can't view the code.  The Macro ought to be viewable under Module1 but the Immediate pane on the right is blank.

Any help would be appreciated.
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Question by:esemmoc
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by:kgerb
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hmmm...Are you saving the macro to your personal macro workbook?  Open the project explorer (Ctrl+r) and see if there are any other projects loaded where the macro might be stored.

Kyle
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by:2toria
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Hi there.

Can you take a screenshot of what you see in the IDE and post it on here?  Might help diagnose the problem

Matt
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kgerb earned 350 total points
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BTW, the immediate pane doesn't really have anything to do with your recorded macro.  The immediate window is used for running individual lines of code outside a subroutine.  It is also used for debugging but not for recorded macros.

Do you have the immediate window so large that it's covering up your code in the general code pane?

Kyle
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by:Martin Liss
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Can you see the code when you do Tools|Macro|Macros|Edit|<select your macro>|Edit ?
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by:esemmoc
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Yes, somehow the immediate pane was selected and I never realized that it was covering up the General pane.  When I closed it the General pane was visible.  

This affected any navigation that was intended to list out code e.g.   Tools --> Macros --> Step Into.

Thanks.
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