Excel mac 2008 crashes when I repeat text

ruthm

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Hi chaps,

I'm having problems with the following autotext function in excel (mac) 2008:

When you type a word into a spreadsheet, excel remembers it. So if you start to type it again, the word appears in a box next to the cell you are typing in. If you click on the word, it automatically pastes it into the cell (like copy and paste but without having to copy).

However, recently when I try to do this, it pastes the word into the cell and then instantly crashes. A window appears saying 'excel has encountered a problem and needs to close'. It automatically reopens straight away, but the problem persists. I have restarted my computer numerous times and nothing makes a difference - it happens every time.

I do a lot of repetitive spreadsheets, so this is incredibly annoying! If anyone has any ideas what the problem is I'd be very grateful for a solution.
 

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