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Old December 7th 05, 05:39 PM posted to microsoft.public.excel.misc
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Default opening an excel file opens a duplicate file of the same file

i have an excel file that when i open it it opens another duplicate file of
the same name with a (2) at the end of it.. if i edit one it updates the
second.. how can i tell it to not open another duplicate file?

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Old December 7th 05, 05:52 PM posted to microsoft.public.excel.misc
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Default opening an excel file opens a duplicate file of the same file

It's actually opening a second window into the single workbook.

Select the window you don't want to see and hit ctrl-w.

Then save the workbook (or you'll be doing it again when you reopen the
workbook).

skm wrote:

i have an excel file that when i open it it opens another duplicate file of
the same name with a (2) at the end of it.. if i edit one it updates the
second.. how can i tell it to not open another duplicate file?


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