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Cannot open vba editor from Excel

Posted on 2012-09-13
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Last Modified: 2012-09-13
I have an excel 2003 (.xls) file.
I am opening it by Excel 2010.

In the Developer Section of the ribbon i cannot see the Visual basic button.
also, if i hit alt + F11, nothing happens

how can i open the VBA editor?

Question by:Nyana22
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Martin Liss earned 1020 total points
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Try a reboot.
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by:Martin Liss
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Do you have the 'Starter' version of 2010? If so it doesn't have visual basic support.

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I do not have the Starter version.
Actually if i open a new instance of Excel, VBA is here,
I am only struggling with this Excel 2003 file.

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by:Martin Liss
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Please attach the workbook.

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ID: 38395138
thanks a lot,
I restarted the computer, and all is good, thanks anyways
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by:Martin Liss
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You're welcome and I'm glad I was able to help.

Marty - MVP 2009 to 2012

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