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When you click a control on a worksheet that is assigned to a macro, you receive the following message:
The macros in this project are disabled. Please refer to the online help or documentation of the host application to determine how to enable macros.
When you click a toolbar button or custom menu item, you receive the following message
where macro name is the name of the macro assigned to the toolbar button or custom menu item.
The macro 'macro name' cannot be found.
The macro assigned to an event does not run when the event occurs.
NOTE: You do not receive a message that the macro code behind the event did not run.
Your macro security level has automatically been set to High.
This behavior occurs if you have installed the Outlook E-mail Security Update. The Outlook E-mail Security Update provides additional levels of protection against malicious e-mail messages. The update changes the way that Outlook handles attachments and the way that Outlook can be controlled programmatically.
For additional information about this update, please see one of the following articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base, depending on which version of Outlook you have:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/262631/EN-US/ )OL2000: Information About the Outlook E-mail Security Update
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/262617/EN-US/ )OL98: Information About the Outlook E-mail Security Update
To resolve this problem so you can run your Excel macros, follow these steps:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/206637/EN-US/ )OFF2000: Overview of Digital Certificates
This problem does not occur with macro code from the following sources:
For more information about how other Microsoft Office products may be affected by the Outlook E-mail Security Update, please see one of the following articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base, depending on which version of Outlook you have:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/262634/EN-US/ )OL2000: Known Issues with the Outlook E-mail Security Update
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/262618/EN-US/ )OL98: Known Issues with the Outlook E-mail Security Update