Microsoft Office I'm not sure if it because the files are 2003 or not? I accidently doubleclicked an Excel file ignoring that I knew that it didn´t work - but surprisingly it worked again! Oh and by the way, there is no way in Excel to change your default or assigned template paths, Microsoft only allowed to change template locations for all office applications in Word as of now. I got no access to computers with ms office atm. If that doesn't resolve the issue try manually associating the files to the correct app. I believe the problem occured after installing Project 2013, but I am not quite sure about that. For testing, disable and isolate the conflict by turning off each add-in one at a time. How did you fix it or was it not fixable? In that file, the code was written such that all right-clicking was disabled but never turned back on before exiting the file! Yes - I can recreate the user profile again as well as the Outlook profile and probably will. When you double-click a file, any type of file, and it doesn't open correctly, or it doesn't open with the correct program or application, you may need to fix it with Windows.
You will have to try the hit and trial error where your issue can be solved in the very first go, or you might have to follow each solution till the last one to get rid of the same. I have tried every answer posted so far to no avale. Tried unregistering Excel 2010 and registering 2013, no joy. Think its just going to be one of those mysteries and tell them to open Excel first then the document. I will do that I was not in safe mode when I scanned. They click on an excel file local or shared drive and Excel Opens to gray screen.
The file should simply open. Immediately after installing, Excel files behaved the same way - if I double-clicked. Hey Chris, It is quite a weird issue you are having. If there is an active add-in turn off one by one, and check if the issue is solved. Description of my instance of the problem is as follows: It happened suddenly - everything was perfect before I created a specific sales report including a chart drawing data from several worksheets within the workbook. This solved it for me.
The delayed file opening is also driving me crazy. Any insight would be appreciated. This article was last updated by Ben on May 9th, 2019 in response to your feedback. For more information about the repair option in Office, go to. I just hate these situations where I cannot isolate the problem to what is actually causing the issue. This is for files on a local drives. Is this a general, undocumented problem? It took 1:45 to just open the file and 2:05 th change the value in a single cell.
With that number of looks it's unlikely to just be just idle curiosity. Here are Microsoft's instructions from that link - very simple to follow! The suggested Open shortcut simply takes you to the open backstage view - I'm hoping to avoid the backstage view altogether. Like so many products these days, I guess Excel 2013 thinks it's the only thing suitable to use, and someone cancels the request for changing the association to an older version. And I solved it by tried an Excel file recovery tool to repaired my Excel file. Under the Display section, check the box for 'Disable hardware graphics acceleration'. Locate the folder that you noted in step 4.
Finally i don't have that stupid problem no more Had the same problem, tried everything I could find on the net and still had it. If yes, then start Excel normally and disable add-ins one by one and start Excel again every time you disable an add-in to determine the culprit add-in. But whenever she attempts to open an Excel attachment from Outlook 2013, Excel 2013 will open, but the file she clicked on never does. This resulted in a message saying Excel stopped working and will restart itself. I have already tried to change the file association from Excel 2013 back to Excel 2010, but when I browse to Excel.
There is no straight-ahead solution which you can try, and your work will be done without any further step to do. The tool I used called Advanced Excel Repair to. To open an excel file, I must follow the path from with in the Excel application. I am at home where I use open office. Don't believe my answer until someone else here agrees with me.
I can open some excel files by double clicking and not others. Excel 2002 or Excel 2003 On the Tools menu, click Options, and then click the General tab. Using Hennes direction I ended up opening a Windows Explorer Windows and navigating to Tools then Folder Options. You will have your path below. They have to go back to the file and single click on it, then back to Excel and the file is displayed.
Check Add-Ins Add-Ins are different functionalities added to the software; these may interfere with normal functioning of Excel, do check if you added any in recent which is causing the problem. The other users use a Citrix connection, and have a published desktop. Used Revo Uninstall to remove the complete Office Suite, rebooted, reinstalled, rebooted, activated the Office suite. The following screen shot shows this option in Excel. In 2013 I don't see a help menu maybe I'm looking at it and not seeing it. To do this, follow the steps for your installation type and operating system. Way to complicate an otherwise simple process.