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#1 XML2005

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Posted 24 September 2009 - 09:04 PM

I wrote an application in Excel 2003. When document opens, a userform is displayed. User inputs data which gets formatted to a spreadsheet to be previewed and printed. User never types directly on the spreadsheet.

In Excel 2003, it worked fine. But when I try to run my .xls file in Excel 2007, the print preview buttons are greyed out.

Here's my code, after the spreadsheet has been formatted.

Sheets(1).Activate
Sheets(1).Unprotect Password:="mypassword"
Application.ScreenUpdating = True
form1.Hide
ActiveWindow.SelectedSheets.PrintPreview
' At this point, user sees Print Preview, but unfortunately cannot print the data!!!
Sheets(1).Protect userinterfaceonly:=True, Password:="mypassword"
form1.Show vbModal

Anyone ever see this problem before? Thanks for your help.

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