How do I create a new workbook in Excel 2010 format?
Posted on 2014-01-03
I'm currently using Excel 2010 but when I create a new workbook with Control-N or with VBA (Workbooks.Add), I get a 2003 style book that opens in Compatibility mode with only 256 columns. How do I create one with the standard 1,048,576 rows and 16,384 columns in Excel 2007 and 2010? I tried saving the new workbook as an .XLSM but that didn't help.
Better still, since I've already populated 4 sheets with a lot of data in a new workbook before realizing that it was 2003 style, is there a way to convert those existing sheets to 16,384 columns?
I have no idea how I created my first Excel 2010 workbook in the first place.
This is very perplexing to me.