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Posted by Mark T on January 07, 2002 3:31 PM


Is it possible to create a stand alone application out of an excel workbook? . . . that is, so that someone without Excel installed could use the workbook with all of the calculations working?


Posted by Bariloche on January 07, 2002 9:44 PM

Mark,

The short answer, I believe, is "No".

sorry

Is it possible to create a stand alone application out of an excel workbook? . . . that is, so that someone without Excel installed could use the workbook with all of the calculations working?

Posted by Aron on January 07, 2002 10:26 PM

If Excel 2002 then yes, kindof

Actually, yes - with worksheets only and only if you are using a version of Excel that allows you to save the workbook as a webpage with interactivity - but they won't be able to save the changes they make. They would open the workbook in Internet Explorer and have limited worksheet functions at their disposal.

HTH
Aron Mark, : : Is it possible to create a stand alone application out of an excel workbook? . . . that is, so that someone without Excel installed could use the workbook with all of the calculations working?

Posted by Aron on January 07, 2002 11:09 PM

Correction: Yes for entire workbook

Sorry - you can publish the whole workbook with interactivity from Excel XP/2002 and can be opened with IE 4.01 or above. To publish you'll need to install the Office Web Components from the XP CD-ROM. How cool is that? Mark, : : Is it possible to create a stand alone application out of an excel workbook? . . . that is, so that someone without Excel installed could use the workbook with all of the calculations working?