Buttons and Macros Disappeared

lmpowell

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I created approximately 40 different buttons and 40 different macros throughout a workbook. I assigned each button a unique macro. All the macros worked great for about a week. But somehow the 40 buttons and macros have all magically disappeared! Any suggestions on how to get them back? I'm using Microsoft Excel 2003.

Thanks!

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erik.van.geit

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Hi, lmpowell
Welcome to the Board !!!!!

most of the time computers do exactly what we ask
so it would be real magic if the macros disappeared :confused:
buttons can be hidden, that's no magic, but macros, no
unless you mean the project is locked ? Can you see empty modules ?
or perhaps you experimented with some code which deletes the project ?

can you remember any specific word you used within your macros ?
you could do a windows search: all files with "certain-word"

any help with this ??

kind regards,
Erik
 

erik.van.geit

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I just encountered a problem myself.
Coincidence ?

This is an additional possibility:
sometimes when loading a project you can get a message like
"critical error occured, some activexControls and the project were lost"
but this message cannot pass by without you see it: did somone else open your file, got that message and save it :unsure:
 
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