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andrewwhiteinc
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EMERGENCY! Document VBA Project Disappeared!!!

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04-10-2011 01:35 PM

This is probably going to come across a little panic-y but it is.

 

I have a VBA program in a document that disappeared. The module (called AutoBin) is no longer there and it just has a blank Module1 and a blank Functions.

 

I didn't delete it or was even into anything programmically that would SaveAs or delete or anything like that. I've been saving and copying the saved file into a separate folder and the last 3 saves this project is missing from. I don't know WTH or how its even possible but if anyone has information or experienced this I will buy you a cape to get me out of this mess!

P. Andrew White,EIT
Engineer-in-Training, Industrial Automation
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Registered: ‎11-24-2003
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Re: EMERGENCY! Document VBA Project Disappeared!!!

04-12-2011 05:01 PM in reply to: andrewwhiteinc

If it is not 0n a Network Drive that is backed up I'd say your project is toast.

It sounds like someone deleted it or overwrote your file.

 

If I were to save VBA project inside my inventor files I'd probably think hard about making them template files and read only.

 

I do not use that method because I set a default global VBAProject file in Inventor's Options | Files tab.  I make sure it is on our network and backed up..

ALL files have access to these kind of projects/

 

I'd guess some of us will have the same problem with embedded iLogic unless we backup the part templates they reside in. 

 

 

 

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