ALT-TAB not working with excel 2000

My problem is, as in the subject, that pressing ALT-TAB to switch among
the files opened in Excel 2000 doesn't work anymore. I tried to
re-install withouth success. I can only use CTRL-TAB because you haven't
  multiple sessions running (as usual in Excel 2000) but only one task
of Excel. So, it's impossible to use ALT-TAB.
Unfortunately, CTRL-TAB isn't useful as ALT-TAB because you can't switch
  from the current worksheet and the last used but you have to pass
cyclicly through the files opened...

It seems to be related to the fact that the same worksheets had been
opened, sometimes, with Excel 97 on a notebook (where they had backed
up). Lately, I had installed office2000 on a new PC and all went well
for a while. But, once I opened one of my files, that problem occurred
again and, since then, it affects ALL the worksheets.

As there are no options useful within Excel, it seems to be a Windows
Registry problem.

The system is Windows XP pro.

Thanks,
William



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Hi William

> As there are no options useful within Excel, it seems to be a Windows
> Registry problem.

Think so ? In Excel, menu Tools > Options , check "Windows in taskbar" and I
believe all should be well.

HTH. Best wishes Harald

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> My problem is, as in the subject, that pressing ALT-TAB to switch among
> the files opened in Excel 2000 doesn't work anymore. I tried to
> re-install withouth success. I can only use CTRL-TAB because you haven't
>   multiple sessions running (as usual in Excel 2000) but only one task
> of Excel. So, it's impossible to use ALT-TAB.
> Unfortunately, CTRL-TAB isn't useful as ALT-TAB because you can't switch
>   from the current worksheet and the last used but you have to pass
> cyclicly through the files opened...
>
> It seems to be related to the fact that the same worksheets had been
> opened, sometimes, with Excel 97 on a notebook (where they had backed
> up). Lately, I had installed office2000 on a new PC and all went well
> for a while. But, once I opened one of my files, that problem occurred
> again and, since then, it affects ALL the worksheets.
>
> As there are no options useful within Excel, it seems to be a Windows
> Registry problem.
>
> The system is Windows XP pro.
>
> Thanks,
> William
>
>
>


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stf (176)
5/19/2004 10:21:19 AM
Thank you very very much, but the italian version of the option was 
translated very bad....
I didn't think was an option even because the problem occurs suddenly 
and without changing that option.
Best regards,
William

Harald Staff wrote:

> Hi William
> 
> 
>>As there are no options useful within Excel, it seems to be a Windows
>>Registry problem.
> 
> 
> Think so ? In Excel, menu Tools > Options , check "Windows in taskbar" and I
> believe all should be well.
> 
> HTH. Best wishes Harald
> 

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William1 (5)
5/20/2004 2:31:04 PM
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