Excel Add-in not initializing and can't be enabled in COM add-ins

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Excel Add-in not initializing and can't be enabled in COM add-ins
 
keren friedman




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Joined: 2006-07-27
Hi,

I had a crash in Excel and when I opened it again it asked me whether I want to disable my add-in. I clicked yes.

Since then, the add-in appears in the COM add-ins list, but when I check it and press "OK", it doesn't initialize (I don't even get to the "Initialize" event) and when I open the list again, it is still unchecked.

Uregistering and registering the project again didn't help.

What could be the reason and how do I undo this?

Thanks
Posted 17 Oct, 2006 10:58:37 Top
Sergey Grischenko


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Hi Keren.

What version of Visual Studio do you use?
Posted 17 Oct, 2006 11:41:17 Top
Ryan Farley




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Joined: 2005-04-28
In Excel, go to "Help", then "About". On the bottom of the about dialog there is a button for "Disabled Items". Check to see if the addin is listed there (if so, select it and click the enable button).
Posted 17 Oct, 2006 17:55:27 Top
keren friedman




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Joined: 2006-07-27
Somehow the problem vanished, but now it happens again.

I'm using VS 2005, and the add-in is not on the "Disabled items" list.

Now I can see the add-in menu, but clicking the buttons doesn't do anything.

What can be the reason for this?
Posted 24 Oct, 2006 09:31:44 Top
Sergey Grischenko


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Hi Keren.

Did you intstall the following update for VS 2005?
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/908002
Posted 24 Oct, 2006 12:04:03 Top