With the later incarnation of Microsoft Excel 2010 and up, you may have noticed while you were in the process of multi-tasking, when trying to open more than one document at the same time, each worksheet would be placed right behind one another, forcing you to click the icon on your taskbar when you wanted to switch between windows. Let me try again: I want to open FileA. In the Left Hand list, click on - Advanced Scroll down to the - General - header which is in light gray color Make sure the checkbox is checked for the - Ignore other apps that. Is this link of any help to you? This will not cause any Icon problems or anything. Programming is not only a skill, but my passion.
Magic is done : Thanks again :. Exit Notepad and run the file, accepting the warnings and your good to go. A small window will pop-up, select vertical then hit ok. From the blank Excel document on your left screen left click the Office icon or shortcut if you have it , find the first document you want to open and select it by left clicking the document. I agree with Vlad on this. Step 2: Open and view multiple Excel files in different Excel instances.
I have hundreds of excel files, scattered among many folders. In the blank document you just opened, simply click on the file tab, click on open, then locate the existing Excel file that you want to view. It would make life so much easier Which is suppose to be the point of technology. Your solution is show different windows in the taskbar??? Step Close the Registry Editor and then test the changes. Click the Office Button and then click Excel Options, which is down at the bottom right side of the menu. Sorry I've tried to propose an answer but I guess I don't fully understand how this posting works. Also if you are looking to purchase Microsoft Excel for your computer, you can visit our.
This allows you to have the workbook open on separate windows, but you will only be able to make edits in the first one. I looked and found some solutions for 2007 and prior versions however I did not find any solutions for the Win7 Excel 2010 environment. You can do the same thing with PowerPoint that Scotslad007 suggested above for Excel. The only way I was able to do it was to manually open excel 2 times and then load the two files. This will call a second instance of the application, and you can maximize it to the second monitor. Screen Resolution 1600 x 900.
From the hours of searching that I spent, I'm guessing the %1 is something to do with the name of the file being opened. Click the Start button to show the menu. I said the same thing to myself at first, but was just happier with the result. Increase your productivity in 5 minutes. I've been able to do this for 25 years, before Windows 10 came along.
Pasted from I think the problem was in opening two instances. I did have luck one time but I don't know what I did so it is possible. This works with for example Word just double click on two different word files but not with Excel. My extra window turned out to be a problem with add-ins. Similar help and support threads Thread Forum Hey, I want to open multiple Excel 2007 files in separate windows because I have 2 separate monitors. This will force the Excel to open in the second instance of Excel.
Open the Office folder in your computer with following paths. Each of these instances has for example it's own toolbars. Office Tab - Tabbed Browsing, Editing, and Managing of Workbooks in Excel: Office Tab brings the tabbed interface as seen in web browsers such as Google Chrome, Internet Explorer new versions and Firefox to Microsoft Excel. However, you can do it by direct configuration in windows. Thanks a lot for the workaround. This is more so for older versions of Excel, namely 2010, 2007 and earlier. When the above method is followed, you will be able to show 2 Excel files side by side within the same Window.
However if you have to compare data between the two workbooks, then you're out of luck. Double-click the Excel document to open it in Excel. This may be little cumbersome way to open new instances of Excel every time. Doesn't matter how you do it from the Start menu or a Shortcut. This should work going forward, regardless of patches. Hey, I want to open multiple Excel 2007 files in separate windows because I have 2 separate monitors.