Opening Macro *.xlm files upon startup of Excel?

Opening Macro *.xlm files upon startup of Excel?

Post by Cyrus K. Meh » Tue, 16 Jul 1996 04:00:00

How do I have a macro file open up when Excel starts up while still
keeping it in its own path directory.  



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1. macro XLM excel

Hello, we have a reporting application that export results in Excel
(from version 4.0 to 2000).  We use Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE) to
make the communication between the two application.  First, we create
a text file that contains our results and then we post the following
message to excel : "[OPEN.TEXT("FileName",2,1,1,3,0,1,0,0,0,0)]" to
import it.  It works but our problem is that Excel give the type
"General" to all the columns in the text file and so do an automatic
formating when a column contains number or date.  If we have 001 in
our data, Excel will format it as 1 and then we lose our prefix zeros.

We know that we can pass to Excel the type for each column by posting
the message : "[OPEN.TEXT("FileName",2,1,1,3,0,1,0,0,0,0,{1\2;2\2})]"
if we want the two columns to be text.  The problem is that nothing
happen when we add the array of types at the end.  It's maybe the
syntax that is incorrect but we have found it by using Excel.  We
tried many combinaison to use the array of types properly but without

Please help us.

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