opening from email


G

Guest

when I try opening an excel spreadsheet when it is attached in an email, I
must first save it to the computer, then open it. If I try to open it
directly I get this message "C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Local
Settings\Temporary Internet Files\(spreadsheet name here) could not be found.
Check the spelling of the file name, and verify that the file location is
correct."

If I have excel open, then I can open spreadsheets directly from email. But
if I am not currently running the program I cannot open the attachment
without saving it first.

thanks
-c
 
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D

Dave Peterson

Sometimes one of these works:

Tools|Options|General|Ignore other applications (uncheck it)

--- or ---

Close Excel and
Windows Start Button|Run
excel /unregserver
then
Windows Start Button|Run
excel /regserver

The /unregserver & /regserver stuff resets the windows registry to excel's
factory defaults.
 

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