Bypass Excel Code Execution Warning Dialogs

 
Bypass Excel Code Execution Warning Dialogs
Reported April 3, 2000 by
Daryl Higa

VERSIONS EFFECTED
  • Microsoft Excel 97
  • Microsoft Excel 2000
  • DESCRIPTION

    When an Excel user starts a macro that resides outside of the current spreadsheet (for example, in another spreadsheet), Excel by design will generate a warning dialogue. However, this dialogue is not generated if the macro consists of Excel 4.0 Macro Language (XLM) commands in an external text file.

    VENDOR RESPONSE

    Microsoft has issued a patch for Excel 97, a patch for Office 2000, a FAQ, and Support Online Q255605 article regarding this matter.

    CREDITS
    Reported by
    Daryl Higa

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