Article ID: 2021065 - View products that this article applies to.
You embed a Microsoft Office Excel 2010 workbook in a Microsoft Office Word document. Additionally, the PowerPivot add-in is enabled for the workbook. When you try to activate the workbook for editing in Office Word, you recieve the following error message:
Status: Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
To resolve this problem, disable PowerPivot in the Office Excel 2010 workbook before you embed it in an Office Word document.
Steps to reproduce the problem
You expect to be able to edit the Excel workbook. However, you experience the problem that is described in the "Symptoms" section.
Note You do not receive an error message if PowerPivot is already disabled for the embedded workbook.
Article ID: 2021065 - Last Review: June 12, 2010 - Revision: 1.0