Linked Values from Excel to word not showing

Hanimlat

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Hello,

I have an Excel table with some calculations.
i'm linking some of the cells to a Word document with "paste special->paste link".
I also have a Macro in the excel file that hides some rows upon request.
the problem is that when the rows are hidden the values from the excel
don't appear in the word document.
any suggestions?
 

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Dermot

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I presume you are saying that if the Excel file (as saved on disk) has some rows hidden, they won't appear in the Word document - but you want all of them

There's no way to tell Word to change the way it reads the linked file, but perhaps you can do this instead. Put some code in the Excel workbook close event to show all the rows before closing, then the saved file on disk will always have all rows showing, and the Word document will always load all of them

In the VBA editor (Alt F11), doubleclick on the ThisWorkbook item in the list at left, then paste this code in

VBA Code:
Private Sub Workbook_BeforeClose(Cancel As Boolean)
  Sheets("XXXX").UsedRange.EntireRow.Hidden=False 'where xxxx is the name of the sheet
  ThisWorkbook.Save
End Sub
 

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