stuart at lexacorp.com.pg
Sat Oct 22 21:10:42 CDT 2022
I don't understand If you installed Office 2021, how did you set it to default to Office 2010?
On 22 Oct 2022 at 16:49, Rocky Smolin wrote:
> I have 2010 as the default for Excel and I want ti to open in 2010 but
> I may have to go to 2021 with Excel. WOrd, Powerpoint, and Access
> still open in 2010 by double-clicking the file.
> On Sat, Oct 22, 2022 at 1:19 PM Stuart McLachlan
> <stuart at lexacorp.com.pg> wrote:
> > If it is still opening opening Execl 2010 when you have installed
> > 2021, there was a problem with the installation.
> > Check that
> > HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.xlse\
> > has a Default value
> > Excel.Sheet.12
> > and
> > HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Excel.Sheet.12\shell\Open\command
> > has a Default value of
> > "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Root\Office16\EXCEL.EXE" "%1"
> > (Open RegEdit as Admsinistrator)
> > Sounds like it is is pointing to an earlier installation and is
> > missing the "%1"
> > On 22 Oct 2022 at 12:11, Rocky Smolin wrote:
> > > I don't use excel much but since I installed that $50 copy of
> > > Office 2021, when I double click an excel file, it opens excel
> > > (2010, the default) but doesn't load the file. So I have to go to
> > > File and open it there. Since mostly I opening excel files that I
> > > use from time to time - time sheets, journals, mail lists, etc -
> > > they're on the recently used list so I don't have to navigate to
> > > file with the open file dialog box.
> > >
> > > But it's an annoyance and if there's a workaround I sure would
> > > appreciate it.
> > >
> > > MTIA
> > >
> > > Rocky
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