Extracting vba code without opening Excel

Ronnet2

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Hello,

I have a corrupt Excel file. It crashes when I try to save. I have traced the source of the problem to a specific VBA module. When I try to open this module the Excel file crashes as well.

I would like to get the code written within this module. I already tried to export the module and save it as a '.bas' file. But this too makes Excel crash.

Does anyone know a way to get access to the code? having it as text would suffice.
 

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RoryA

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Office Version
  1. 365
  2. 2019
  3. 2016
  4. 2010
Platform
  1. Windows
  2. MacOS
Try opening it in something like LibreOffice?
 

Ronnet2

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Update: while Excel didn't have a backup in its version history, I realized onedrive might have it. I managed to restore a version that is one hour older than the corrupt version. This solved the problem for me.
 
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