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Default Worksheet/chart tabs changed names!

Hi Shane,
Was the bug fixed? I have just recently encountered this problem (July
2009). I'm assuming that my employer's tech support has applied all recent
updates.
Thanks
Laura

"ShaneDevenshire" wrote:

Hi Folks,

I've posted the bug to Microsoft. Thanks for all your input.


--
Thanks,
Shane Devenshire


"Barb Reinhardt" wrote:

I believe the PowerPoint issue has been reported but you can add it. It may
be related.

How do I like PowerPoint 2007? I haven't used it a whole lot, but I don't
like that some of my footers that were in the 2003 version don't always show
in 2007. I'm still on the learning curve to find where everything is in
both Excel and PowerPoint and don't like that part at all.

Barb

"ShaneDevenshire" wrote:

Hay Barb,

that's great input. When I send this topic to MS I will include this
information if you don't mind.

By the way how do you like PP 2007?

--
Thanks,
Shane Devenshire


"Barb Reinhardt" wrote:

Shane, I've seen something similar in PowerPoint 2007. When the
presentation was opened in 2007 is had a .ppt extension and had slides with
names that I'd set (other than the default names). When I saved the
presentation as a .ppt (97-2003?), all of the slide names changed back to
Slide1, Slide2, Slide3 format. The only way I was able to keep the slide
names with the slides, if the presentation was edited in 2007 was to save as
a 2007 format.
--
HTH,
Barb Reinhardt

"ShaneDevenshire" wrote:

Hi,

No, I've never seen it, I'm just trying to gather info to send to Microsoft,
or better yet discover a fix myself.

At first I though maybe you had saved a copy of the file before renaming the
tabs and then either opened that copy rather than the modified one, or had
not saved the modified version.

There was another post on this same problem.

http://www.microsoft.com/communities...&cr=&sloc=&p=1

By the way about how many chart did you have in the WB when this happened?
(as chart sheets, not embedded charts).



--
Thanks,
Shane Devenshire


"wgnewman" wrote:

Excel 2007;
I created/inserted charts and relocated each as a new page in workbook and
renamed tabs from "chart 1" to data name;
Yes, chart 1, chart 2 . . ;
I assume and hope they are in original order. I will have to go back and
check each data source and ensure correct matches.

I've made thousands of charts in Excel 2003 and this never happened. I take
it that you don't know what caused it or how to prevent it from happening
again, or do you?

Thanks so much for responding.

"ShaneDevenshire" wrote:

Hi,

Since I have heard of another case of this, what version of Excel are you
using? Did the workbook have all the tabs in it before you started adding
the chart, so that as you added charts you names each tab? Or did you create
and name a tab and then continue? When you say numerals what do you mean -
1, 2, 3, 4 or Chart 1, Chart 2, .... or Sheet1, Sheet2, Sheet3...? Are the
sheet numbers in their original order, that is are they named from left to
right in the same order as they were before you named them or are they in a
random order?

--
Thanks,
Shane Devenshire


"wgnewman" wrote:

I making a workbook that will have approx. 130 charts and name each tab as I
go. Yesterday, I finished up number 68 and this morn I opened the workbook
and found that ALL the tabs have converted to numerals! What would cause
that? I depended on the tab names to inform me of alignment of data.


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Default Worksheet/chart tabs changed names!

Hi - all the workbooks we have, the chart tabs rename themselves. It is very
annoying. Is there a fix yet?

"Laura604" wrote:

Hi Shane,
Was the bug fixed? I have just recently encountered this problem (July
2009). I'm assuming that my employer's tech support has applied all recent
updates.
Thanks
Laura

"ShaneDevenshire" wrote:

Hi Folks,

I've posted the bug to Microsoft. Thanks for all your input.


--
Thanks,
Shane Devenshire


"Barb Reinhardt" wrote:

I believe the PowerPoint issue has been reported but you can add it. It may
be related.

How do I like PowerPoint 2007? I haven't used it a whole lot, but I don't
like that some of my footers that were in the 2003 version don't always show
in 2007. I'm still on the learning curve to find where everything is in
both Excel and PowerPoint and don't like that part at all.

Barb

"ShaneDevenshire" wrote:

Hay Barb,

that's great input. When I send this topic to MS I will include this
information if you don't mind.

By the way how do you like PP 2007?

--
Thanks,
Shane Devenshire


"Barb Reinhardt" wrote:

Shane, I've seen something similar in PowerPoint 2007. When the
presentation was opened in 2007 is had a .ppt extension and had slides with
names that I'd set (other than the default names). When I saved the
presentation as a .ppt (97-2003?), all of the slide names changed back to
Slide1, Slide2, Slide3 format. The only way I was able to keep the slide
names with the slides, if the presentation was edited in 2007 was to save as
a 2007 format.
--
HTH,
Barb Reinhardt

"ShaneDevenshire" wrote:

Hi,

No, I've never seen it, I'm just trying to gather info to send to Microsoft,
or better yet discover a fix myself.

At first I though maybe you had saved a copy of the file before renaming the
tabs and then either opened that copy rather than the modified one, or had
not saved the modified version.

There was another post on this same problem.

http://www.microsoft.com/communities...&cr=&sloc=&p=1

By the way about how many chart did you have in the WB when this happened?
(as chart sheets, not embedded charts).



--
Thanks,
Shane Devenshire


"wgnewman" wrote:

Excel 2007;
I created/inserted charts and relocated each as a new page in workbook and
renamed tabs from "chart 1" to data name;
Yes, chart 1, chart 2 . . ;
I assume and hope they are in original order. I will have to go back and
check each data source and ensure correct matches.

I've made thousands of charts in Excel 2003 and this never happened. I take
it that you don't know what caused it or how to prevent it from happening
again, or do you?

Thanks so much for responding.

"ShaneDevenshire" wrote:

Hi,

Since I have heard of another case of this, what version of Excel are you
using? Did the workbook have all the tabs in it before you started adding
the chart, so that as you added charts you names each tab? Or did you create
and name a tab and then continue? When you say numerals what do you mean -
1, 2, 3, 4 or Chart 1, Chart 2, .... or Sheet1, Sheet2, Sheet3...? Are the
sheet numbers in their original order, that is are they named from left to
right in the same order as they were before you named them or are they in a
random order?

--
Thanks,
Shane Devenshire


"wgnewman" wrote:

I making a workbook that will have approx. 130 charts and name each tab as I
go. Yesterday, I finished up number 68 and this morn I opened the workbook
and found that ALL the tabs have converted to numerals! What would cause
that? I depended on the tab names to inform me of alignment of data.

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Default Worksheet/chart tabs changed names!

Has a solution been found to this problem yet? We switched to 2007 in the
spring. I have a workbook that worked fine until recently. I opened the
workbook and all of my charts have been renamed.

"javablood" wrote:

This same problem has been happening to me as well ever since I switched over
to 2007 last spring. As with others, it is more than a bit frustrating when
the actual names are relied on and then get switched back to default Chart 1,
Chart 2, etc. Isn't there any MVP out there that can get MS to look into
this?
--
javablood


"wgnewman" wrote:

I making a workbook that will have approx. 130 charts and name each tab as I
go. Yesterday, I finished up number 68 and this morn I opened the workbook
and found that ALL the tabs have converted to numerals! What would cause
that? I depended on the tab names to inform me of alignment of data.

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Old November 6th 09, 01:25 AM posted to microsoft.public.excel.charting
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Default Worksheet/chart tabs changed names!

My charts are still renaming themselves as well. It is November 2009. Is
there someone at MicroSoft we can contact? This is getting old.

"KarenW" wrote:

Has a solution been found to this problem yet? We switched to 2007 in the
spring. I have a workbook that worked fine until recently. I opened the
workbook and all of my charts have been renamed.

"javablood" wrote:

This same problem has been happening to me as well ever since I switched over
to 2007 last spring. As with others, it is more than a bit frustrating when
the actual names are relied on and then get switched back to default Chart 1,
Chart 2, etc. Isn't there any MVP out there that can get MS to look into
this?
--
javablood


"wgnewman" wrote:

I making a workbook that will have approx. 130 charts and name each tab as I
go. Yesterday, I finished up number 68 and this morn I opened the workbook
and found that ALL the tabs have converted to numerals! What would cause
that? I depended on the tab names to inform me of alignment of data.

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Old November 6th 09, 03:31 AM posted to microsoft.public.excel.charting
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Default Worksheet/chart tabs changed names!

Hi Shane

Do you know if there has been a fix for this issue yet? I have spent hours
recreating charts in 2007 rather than converting from 2003 as I thought this
was the problem, but the problem has just recurred in my new workbook.

I am creating many links between workbooks and 2007 seems to really struggle
with it. 2003 was much better.

regards
James

"ShaneDevenshire" wrote:

Hi Folks,

I've posted the bug to Microsoft. Thanks for all your input.


--
Thanks,
Shane Devenshire


"Barb Reinhardt" wrote:

I believe the PowerPoint issue has been reported but you can add it. It may
be related.

How do I like PowerPoint 2007? I haven't used it a whole lot, but I don't
like that some of my footers that were in the 2003 version don't always show
in 2007. I'm still on the learning curve to find where everything is in
both Excel and PowerPoint and don't like that part at all.

Barb

"ShaneDevenshire" wrote:

Hay Barb,

that's great input. When I send this topic to MS I will include this
information if you don't mind.

By the way how do you like PP 2007?

--
Thanks,
Shane Devenshire


"Barb Reinhardt" wrote:

Shane, I've seen something similar in PowerPoint 2007. When the
presentation was opened in 2007 is had a .ppt extension and had slides with
names that I'd set (other than the default names). When I saved the
presentation as a .ppt (97-2003?), all of the slide names changed back to
Slide1, Slide2, Slide3 format. The only way I was able to keep the slide
names with the slides, if the presentation was edited in 2007 was to save as
a 2007 format.
--
HTH,
Barb Reinhardt

"ShaneDevenshire" wrote:

Hi,

No, I've never seen it, I'm just trying to gather info to send to Microsoft,
or better yet discover a fix myself.

At first I though maybe you had saved a copy of the file before renaming the
tabs and then either opened that copy rather than the modified one, or had
not saved the modified version.

There was another post on this same problem.

http://www.microsoft.com/communities...&cr=&sloc=&p=1

By the way about how many chart did you have in the WB when this happened?
(as chart sheets, not embedded charts).



--
Thanks,
Shane Devenshire


"wgnewman" wrote:

Excel 2007;
I created/inserted charts and relocated each as a new page in workbook and
renamed tabs from "chart 1" to data name;
Yes, chart 1, chart 2 . . ;
I assume and hope they are in original order. I will have to go back and
check each data source and ensure correct matches.

I've made thousands of charts in Excel 2003 and this never happened. I take
it that you don't know what caused it or how to prevent it from happening
again, or do you?

Thanks so much for responding.

"ShaneDevenshire" wrote:

Hi,

Since I have heard of another case of this, what version of Excel are you
using? Did the workbook have all the tabs in it before you started adding
the chart, so that as you added charts you names each tab? Or did you create
and name a tab and then continue? When you say numerals what do you mean -
1, 2, 3, 4 or Chart 1, Chart 2, .... or Sheet1, Sheet2, Sheet3...? Are the
sheet numbers in their original order, that is are they named from left to
right in the same order as they were before you named them or are they in a
random order?

--
Thanks,
Shane Devenshire


"wgnewman" wrote:

I making a workbook that will have approx. 130 charts and name each tab as I
go. Yesterday, I finished up number 68 and this morn I opened the workbook
and found that ALL the tabs have converted to numerals! What would cause
that? I depended on the tab names to inform me of alignment of data.



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Default Worksheet/chart tabs changed names!

It's Feb, 2010 and the problem still exists, very frustrating. Names stay on
some workbooks and get changed to chart1, chart2, etc. on others. Even
worse, sometimes the new names stay for several times, suggesting the problem
is solved, then they change. Doesn't appear to be affected by updating from
outside sources.
"Birmingham Futures" wrote:

My charts are still renaming themselves as well. It is November 2009. Is
there someone at MicroSoft we can contact? This is getting old.

"KarenW" wrote:

Has a solution been found to this problem yet? We switched to 2007 in the
spring. I have a workbook that worked fine until recently. I opened the
workbook and all of my charts have been renamed.

"javablood" wrote:

This same problem has been happening to me as well ever since I switched over
to 2007 last spring. As with others, it is more than a bit frustrating when
the actual names are relied on and then get switched back to default Chart 1,
Chart 2, etc. Isn't there any MVP out there that can get MS to look into
this?
--
javablood


"wgnewman" wrote:

I making a workbook that will have approx. 130 charts and name each tab as I
go. Yesterday, I finished up number 68 and this morn I opened the workbook
and found that ALL the tabs have converted to numerals! What would cause
that? I depended on the tab names to inform me of alignment of data.

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Default Worksheet/chart tabs changed names!

Is there a chance we can get the Microsoft incident number so my company can
reference it when we open our incident???

"wgnewman" wrote:

I making a workbook that will have approx. 130 charts and name each tab as I
go. Yesterday, I finished up number 68 and this morn I opened the workbook
and found that ALL the tabs have converted to numerals! What would cause
that? I depended on the tab names to inform me of alignment of data.



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