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XL2002: "Error 2029" Error Message When You Use Application.Evaluate

When you evaluate a custom function that has a named range in an Excel 2002 workbook, you may receive the following error message:
Error 2029
This problem may occur if you type the following command in the Immediate window in the Visual Basic Editor and then press ENTER:
? application.Evaluate("=SUM(xyz(),apple)")
To work around this problem, use a Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) macro to insert a formula field in a cell, and then read the value back to your macro.

For example, use a macro to insert a formula that is similar to the following in a cell in your workbook:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
OfficeQFE 8443

Article ID: 823604 - Last Review: 10/09/2011 19:38:00 - Revision: 2.0

  • Microsoft Excel 2002 Standard Edition
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