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This is an Excel bug that happens to some Excel uses at different points.  It is no longer very common and is generally caused by virus checker’s that try to decompile the addin.  This triggers Excel to put up a password prompt.  The fix is to teach your virus checker to stop checking Excel addins for viruses in this way… Read more »

The message reads, “This workbook has lost its VBA project, ActiveX controls and any other programmability-related features.“ This happens when VBA for applications is not installed with Office. It is installed by default in most cases.  To resolve the situation, reinstall Office or Excel and install the Visual Basic for Application components.

Some relatively unusual settings can impact loading add-ins, as they disable the ability to run them.  To check these settings, follow these steps: Excel 2003: Choose Tools | Macro | Security | Trusted Publishers and then make sure the two available check-boxes are checked. Excel 2007: To see this setting, go to Excel Options from the Office button in the… Read more »

Many of our apps are Excel Add-ins that require Excel. The apps are supported under various versions of Excel, from Excel 2000 – 2019 for Windows. Each of the apps’ home pages indicates the supported versions of Excel in the Compatibility box.

For tools that are Excel addins, MS Excel is required. MS Works is not Excel and does not support add-ins.