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This is a followup to my previous question http://www.experts-exchange.com/Software/Office_Productivity/Office_Suites/MS_Office/Excel/Q_28315813.html

Apparently the compilation constant (VBA7) is not working for me as the the branching is always directed to the true part of the statement:
#If VBA7 Then
Public Declare PtrSafe Sub TentenInit Lib "lib1010vbasdk_64.dll" ()
#Else
Public Declare PtrSafe Sub TentenInit Lib "lib1010vbasdk_32.dll" ()
#End If

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by:pcelba
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Did you try Win64 instead of VBA7 ?  Win64 should distinguish between Office 32/64. VBA7 distinguishes between 2010 and earlier versions.

But I am a little bit skeptic if the following paragraph is true:
Compile time constants should be evaluated during the compile time so the result depends on the environment used during compilation and you cannot affect the program behavior at run-time this way...
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by:leonstryker
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Well, the Windows version will always be 64, since you can install either 32 or 64 bit Office on that, and you can not install 64 bit office on a 64 bit Windows.
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Yes but the Win64 constant does not point to Windows 64. It  should distinguish between Office 32/64 bit

A small typo fix:  You CAN install 64 bit office on a 64 bit Windows. :-)
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by:leonstryker
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Tried it before and it did not work, but this time I restarted Excel and it worked on both versions. Thank you :)
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