Are you Amy from Canada?
if yes, it's not necessary to multipost your question. If you're not, never
AFC (Amy from Canada) got this reply:
This link will give you a macro that you could put into your personal.xl*
workbook (so it runs whenever you open excel):
<a rel="nofollow" style='text-decoration: none;' href="http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q293820" target="_blank">http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q293820</a>
But Jim Rech has posted this registry tweak (only if you're comfortable with
messing with the windows registry):
Add the Dword item "DoNotDismissFileNewTaskPane" under
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\10.0\Common\General and assign
it the value 1.
> how do you get the window that shows your recent documents and other options (like 'new') to automatically be there when it opens. Mine flashes for a second then my Book1 opens and that's it.
> I am using Windows Xp Professional with Excel 2002 I beleive.
> Thanks so much!
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