save toolbar after re-booting



I set up my toolbar in Excel 2002 SP3 just as I want it but when I re-boot -
all my settings are gone. How can I save my settings so anytime I open
Excel, my settings will still be there even after re-booting.



Gord Dibben


Manual customizations are saved in a file named *.XLB

XL2000 and 2002 *.xlb file will be in Documents and
Settings\yourname\application data\microsoft\Excel and be Excel9.xlb
or Excel10.xlb

Excel 97 in C:\Windows and named username.XLB

Ecel 2003 same as 2000 and 2002 and named Excel11.XLB

Perhaps this file is going astray? If on a server, this can happen.

Also if on a server, you may not have permissions to save. See your IT guy or

Search for *.xlb and see what you come up with. When you get your
customization done, make a backup copy of the *.xlb file.

When you search for *.xlb you may come up with more than one. Make some
changes to your Toolbar or Menu then save and close Excel.

Check to see which *.xlb updated. That would be the one to backup.

Gord Dibben Excel MVP

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