Solved

Why can't I record a macro on a MAC

Posted on 2014-09-25
3
173 Views
Last Modified: 2014-09-30
Hi,

I want to install some macros on a client's MAC.  He is at a remote location to me so I'm trying to talk him through the installation process.

After a couple of false starts I wanted to try to just record a macro into the Personal Macro Workbook.

1) Tools - Macro - Record New Macro
2) Type in a name, Save in the Personal Macro Workbook, click OK.

and he gets a message "Can't Record Macro".

Does anyone know what I need to check?
0
Comment
Question by:LJKMartin
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 53

Expert Comment

by:strung
ID: 40344198
Try saving the workbook as a macro-enabled workbook before creating any macros. Then close the now macro-enabled workbook and then re-open it.
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
LJKMartin earned 0 total points
ID: 40344321
Hi Strung,

Yeah, tried that. I think we'll have to reinstall Office.

Thanks for your help.

Cheers
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:LJKMartin
ID: 40351784
I think that the software needs reinstallation.
0

Featured Post

Don't Miss ATEN at InfoComm 2017!

Visit booth #2167 to see the  new ATEN VM3200 32 x 32 Modular Matrix Switch. Other highlights include the VE8950 4K HDMI Over IP Extender, VS1912 12-Port DP Video Wall Media Player  and VK2100 ATEN Control System. Register now with Free Pass Code ATEN288!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This code takes an Excel list of URL’s and adds a header titled “URL List”. It then searches through all URL’s in column “A”, looking for duplicates. When a duplicate is found, it is moved to the top of the list. The duplicate URL’s are then highlig…
This article describes a serious pitfall that can happen when deleting shapes using VBA.
The viewer will learn how to create two correlated normally distributed random variables in Excel, use a normal distribution to simulate the return on different levels of investment in each of the two funds over a period of ten years, and, create a …
This Micro Tutorial will demonstrate on a Mac how to change the sort order for chart legend values and decrpyt the intimidating chart menu.

751 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question