Find out the links

Where to find out which links inside Excel 2003 Workbook, are pointing to any other Excel files (or retrieving any details from other Workbook), which is causing the attached message coming out?
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HuaMin ChenProblem resolverAsked:
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Data / Connections /Edit Links

Kanti PrasadCommented:

In the below link follow the method 2. When you highlight any cell you will know if there is a formula and if that is being linked to another xls or source.
Saurabh Singh TeotiaCommented:
In your file you have external links left and that's why it gives you that message at times when you open the file..What i mean by external links is that in the formulas you have using which is basically linked to some other workbook..

Now in order to find these links..You can use the following add-in

This will list all the links which you have and plus if you want to remove them as well this give you an option to do that as well..


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[ fanpages ]IT Services ConsultantCommented:
All of the off-site links aside, Dave Brett wrote an article at Experts-Exchange in 2011 on this very subject:

"Excel code to find and report on links in the selected ActiveWorkbook (formulas, range names, pivotTables & charts)"

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HuaMin ChenProblem resolverAuthor Commented:
Thanks. I can not find out

Menu > Data > Connection

within Excel 2003.

And within VBE, I also do not see where


Martin LissOlder than dirtCommented:
I've requested that this question be deleted for the following reason:

The question has either no comments or not enough useful information to be called an "answer".
Saurabh Singh TeotiaCommented:
Did you try the add-in which i said..?? If you run that add-in it automatically list the links of your workbook and you can take any operation on it whatever you want to do..

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