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  1. #1
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    Apr 2009

    Unable to access linked Excel file from shared Excel file on server

    Hello Friends,

    Just few days back i had created one Excel file and i had linked another Excel file to it. And that particular Excel file i had shared on the file server. Now the problem is that when my client computer try to access that particular Excel file, i'm able to open that particular Excel file, but i can not open the another file which i had linked to that particular file. I'm able to open it only on some systems. I have the same system configuration for all the computers, but it opens only on few systems. Can any body tell me that why i can't open that particular Excel file on all my computers? Does any body knows about this issue? Kindly help me out to get rid of the above issue.

    Thanks in advance.

  2. #2
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    Apr 2008

    Re: Unable to access linked Excel file from shared Excel file on server

    With the help of converters and viewers from Office Online, you can share your Microsoft Office files with people who have different versions of Office programs, or even with people who don't have Office installed.

    Converters allow you to open files created by people using different versions of your Office programs.

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    May 2008

    Re: Unable to access linked Excel file from shared Excel file on server

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    Apr 2008

    Re: Unable to access linked Excel file from shared Excel file on server

    According to my best of knowledge, linked spreadsheet are very difficult to handle as well as to maintain in a shared environment. Also check out whether there is no password protection on that particular system, which are can naot open that particular linked file.

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    Jan 2008

    Re: Unable to access linked Excel file from shared Excel file on server

    If you have a workgroup environment, then make sure your share has write access enabled. If you have a domain, be sure that the individual accounts or the group account of the users are having the rights to access your particular file.

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