Cannot access the Templates dialog box from a VBA macro in Excel 2002

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When you run a Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) macro to display the Templates dialog box (xlDialogNew) for creating a new file, Microsoft Excel displays the New Workbook task pane instead. The macro does not pause for you to select a file or a template to open, nor does it capture your selection.


To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Office XP. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
307841 OFFXP: How to obtain the latest Office XP service pack
The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
   Date         Time      Version    Size    File name     
   09-AUG-2001  18:28:16  10.0.3207  8.74MB  Excel.exe
   09-AUG-2001  18:28:20  10.0.3207  2.04MB  Graph.exe       


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section. This problem was first corrected in Microsoft Office XP Service Pack 1.


Article ID: 303836 - Last Review: October 24, 2013 - Revision: 3.2
  • Microsoft Excel 2002 Standard Edition
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