Make excel look nothing like excel?

ADAMC

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Hi all

I am just wondering if anyone has any tips an tricks concerning making excel not look excel.

Ive created a worksheet which will be used a lot i want it to look as little like excel as possible.

In the workbook open event i have a few line to make it a full screen and remove gridlines, any other suggestions greatly appreciated.

In particular is there code so i can remove every menu from excel but....I only need the user to be able to do a file save??....


Thanks for your input, i appreciate it (As always)
 

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You can even turn off the toolbars. Toolbars can be customized very extensively according to ur needs.
 
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Hi thanks for the replies

If i remove all the toolbars will it do it just for that workbook?

I dont want to lose all my toolbars when i open up a new instance of excel.

Thanks
 
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What you can do is record a macro while you manually turn all the "stuff" off.

then you can add that code to your Workbook_Open code..

make sure to create a workbook close code to turn it all back on. Users really hate it when you take away toolbars and don't put them back......
 
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