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Excel 2011 (Mac) wont allow any input to any spreadsheet

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Hi,

New Mac Book loaded with Office 2011 and the users is reporting I can’t seem to write in Excel. I can open the program and files, but I won’t allow me to type in it

I have tried a new spread sheet and still no joy ?

this must be a preference somewhere but not found it yet any ideas ?

any ideas ?

Thanks
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Sounds a bit like an add-in or personal macro file in Excel's startup directory is hanging. Do you know if they have a personal macro file (e.g. Personal.xlsm) or are there add-ins in your environment (PDF converter, Mappoint, industry-specific etc)?

A quick google to the Microsoft Mac pages also suggests deleting Excel Preferences:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/975724

Which version of Mac OS X?
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Yosemite the latest one some other people have had this ad updates sorted it out but I am up to date ?

Thanks

Mark
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No addin's this is brand new install.

There is a new verison of office for the mac coming ?

Thanks,
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Had to reload office in the end so closing ticket
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