"Document Not Saved" Saving File Created from Template

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When you attempt to save a workbook, you may receive the following error message:

   Document Not Saved


This problem may occur when the following conditions are true:

  • The workbook was created from a template that contained an embedded object.

  • You have inserted a worksheet into your workbook from a template.

  • The template contains an embedded object.


To save your work, you must first delete the embedded objects in your workbook.


Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in the Microsoft products listed at the beginning of this article.


Article ID: 121942 - Last Review: August 15, 2005 - Revision: 1.3
  • Microsoft Excel 97 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Excel 95 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Excel 5.0 Standard Edition
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