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    Macro saving file with Owner locking (another user). How to remove it???

    Hi all, Ive made a macro for work that saves old 2007 .xls files to the new 2010 .xlxs file format. the problem im having is that the file created by the macro is saved on a network and is showing a message when opened that the file is locked for editing by 'another user'. The message can be...
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    Excel 2007 Pivot Table Update error

    Recently switched from Excel 2003 to 2007. When updating pivot tables, I get error "Cannot open PivotTable sourcefile "drive:path\[filename.xlsx]Detail". The file being opened is listed in the correct path and I have permission to open it. If I have the file in question opened while doing...
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    Pivot table refreshing data from file in read-only directory?

    Hi, I wish to have a pivot table in an excel2003 workbook file contained in a directory where a user has read&write permissions picking up data from a source excel2003 workbook file in a directory where the user only has read rights. This seems fine until the user does a refresh to pick up...
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