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Excel with macro in InDesign

New Here ,
Jul 07, 2024 Jul 07, 2024

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Hallo everyone,

i'm working on a catalogue in InDesign with a lot of tables linked from ad excel file.  The client insert an automation in excel and now the file is no more an xlsx but an xlsm (with macro). I know nothing about it. The big problem is that I can no more link the datas. Can somone help me? Is possible to create links in indesign from an Excel with macro (xlsm)?

 

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Jul 07, 2024 Jul 07, 2024

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You should be able to save your xlsM as xlsX - and then link it.

When you get a new xlsM file - just save it again as xlsX - overwrite your old xlsX file and update in InDesign.

 

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Jul 08, 2024 Jul 08, 2024

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Thank you so so so much! You saved months of work! Thank you

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You are welcome. 

 

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