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XL2000: "Project Is Unviewable" Error Message When You Try to View Project
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If you try to view a Visual Basic for Applications project in the Microsoft Visual Basic Editor, the following error message may appear
even though you did not lock the project for viewing in the properties for the project. This message may also appear if you click VBAProject Properties on the Tools menu in the Microsoft Visual Basic Editor.
Project is unviewable
This behavior occurs if you try to view a project that is in a shared workbook.
You cannot view a project in a shared workbook. If you want to view a project in a shared workbook, turn off sharing. To turn off sharing, use the following steps:
Some features in Microsoft Excel 2000 are not available when you use a shared workbook. In a shared workbook, you cannot write, change views, record, or assign macros. However, you can record a macro that is stored in another workbook that is not shared. You can run macros that were created before the workbook was shared, but if you run a macro that includes an operation that is unavailable, the macro stops at that point.
For more information about limitations in using shared workbooks, click Microsoft Excel Help on the Help menu, type limitations of shared workbooks in the Office Assistant or the Answer Wizard, and then click Search to view the topic.