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Excel 2010 - Error message while saving as a macro-enabled workbook.

I'm trying to save a macro-enabled workbook and am getting this message.
I don't understand why I'm getting this error message. (See graphic.)
Pressing continue doesn't help. And...
When I run the CHECK FOR ISSUES.  It also doesn't save either.

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brothertruffle880
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nutschCommented:
Looks like you've got a corrupted workbook. Do you have any active x controls in there (those checkboxes, maybe)? Active X controls are notoriously unreliable and buggy.

Try copying the worksheets and modules into a new workbook and save that new workbook. Sometimes it helps.

THomas
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Martin LissOlder than dirtCommented:
Active X controls are notoriously unreliable and buggy.
That's really not true although there are some problems with them resizing if you use them on a sheet.

In any case try saving the workbook as an xlsb file.
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Rory ArchibaldCommented:
ActiveX controls on worksheets can have more issues than just resizing unexpectedly - although that's bad enough - especially when migrating from Office 2003 (or earlier) to 2010.
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brothertruffle880Author Commented:
Okay.  You've really aroused my interest.
What sorts of problems do ActiveX controls have on worksheets (besides resizing)?
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Martin LissOlder than dirtCommented:
Okay.  You've really aroused my interest.
Me too.
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Rory ArchibaldCommented:
Disappearing, refusing to compile.
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brothertruffle880Author Commented:
Hi Rory:
These are frightening thoughts.

When you say refusing to compile do you mean when you are attempting to turn a XLSM file into an XLSA (add-in)?
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Rory ArchibaldCommented:
No I mean you get code errors when you try to run code.
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Martin LissOlder than dirtCommented:
Well it's not the ActiveX controls that are buggy, it's the fact that they weren't designed to be used on worksheets, but in most cases you can get away with it.

Have you tried saving as an xlsb file as i suggested above?
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brothertruffle880Author Commented:
I copied the data into a new workbook and it saved flawlessly.
Thanks.
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