This took me over an hour to figure out so I hope this finds and helps someone. Windows allowed her to download the file but didn't allow her to open it. So to open my file I have to do File-Open and choose the document from the Recent Workbooks page. So I added a marco that would automatically run every time I opened Excel to re-hide personal. Click the Advanced menu 5. I had this issue as well. Note For the Microsoft Office 365, you need to click the Change option above the programs list, select the Online Repair option on the next screen, then select the Repair option.
To do this, follow the steps for your installation type and operating system. However, it had always been successfully hidden up until recently. However, you need not worry as here in this article we are describing the possible workarounds to easily repair Excel error file opens blank issue. I am using Office 2013 on windows 7 64bit Only started happening the other day. When I opened up the document again, there was only the document and not a second blank spreedsheet. Since bothwere instqalled last year, I suspect that neither was involved.
Has anyone else managed to fix this? Now close Excel, delete the Personal. I have 07, 10 and 13 on my computer? Note You may have to restart your computer after the repair process is complete. If these steps do not resolve the problem, go to Method 6. I also have Windows 10 pro and Office 365 ProPlus, when I execute the export, Excel 2013 opens with a grey page. Sometimes it will open 8 phantom windows and the computer will state it ran out of resources. Unhiding and re-hiding the personal. For testing, you need to disable and isolate the conflict by turning of each add-in one at a time.
I've checked file associations, and they're all set to open via Excel. This problem only started recently after I had to force start my laptop after windows 8. When opening any excel document it will only bring up the excel window. Repair Microsoft Office The Microsoft Office application, and specifically the Excel application, may not be functioning properly, requiring you to repair it. If you copied the file to the desktop, it would open but if you tried to open from the OneDrive location, the app would attempt to open the file, then close and reopen back to where you started. But I have left it deleted and Excel is finally loading as I expect.
In my case I simply couldn't delete macros workbook as it was full of macros. As this will prevent you to access your Excel file or watch the content of the file. It says its not even a workbook. I had a call today where a user was downloading Excel spreadsheets from our site but when she opened them they were blank, white. They discovered it accidentally but it still works! You can also select a file type association specifically for Excel worksheets only by following the steps below. I found the following procedure on the Microsoft TechNet.
Method 4: Repair Office Try to repair your office programs with the following steps mentioned here for your installation type and operating system. The following screen shot shows this option in Excel. This is is highly competent in restoring corrupt Excel files and also retrieves data from worksheet like cell comments, charts, other data and worksheet properties. Because of this, I always have two icons for excel. By the way, I've heard some people mention that the preview pane is an issue , but mine isn't even on.
I have an application that exports an. You didn't mention any error messages, but maybe the Hot Fix will resolve it. When I opened up the document again, there was only the document and not a second blank spreedsheet. Would you like to answer one of these instead? But If I open a working excel document then the other one will sometimes open. I have searched for personal.
I did a repair on Office and that did not help. Would you like to answer one of these instead? You may have to restart your computer after the repair process is finished. You can then associate Microsoft Excel to the various Excel file types e. For an Office 2013, Office 2010, or Office 2007 installation To repair Office 2013, Office 2010, or Office 2007, follow the steps in the following Office website topic: If these steps do not resolve the problem, go to Method 5. If you turn off Preview Pane, close all Excel instances this happens in Word and other Office Apps too and kill any additional processes from Task Manager make sure you've saved your files when you kill tasks this way because changes will be lost. Topic: I think I've found the solution, first I unhid personal. Make sure to check regularly for updates to your video card driver.