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XLEcom Ecommerce Website Creator

Multiple Price Options Add-to-Cart Form Utility

Multiple File Import / Export Utility

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Schedule “Standard”

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Credit Card Program

Financial Analysis of Life

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Phone / Email Book

Convert Cell References

Mathematical Summary Utility

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Macro Support
All of the program available on this website contain macros.

  • All the programs listed under the “Older Programs” section utilize XLM macros.
  • Programs listed under the “Recent Programs” section utilize only VBA macros except for two of the programs that utilize both VBA and XLM macros. These two programs are the “XLEcom Ecommerce Website Creator” and the “Multiple File Import / Export Utility”.

A Note to Excel 2007 Users
At this time, none of these programs have been tested in either the Microsoft® Windows Vista operation system or in the Excel 2007. Changes to both the file format and to the programming environment in Excel 2007 may not allow programs containing XLM macros to either open or run properly. Programs listed under the “Recent Programs” containing only VBA macros should function properly. You can still download any of the programs and try them out. This is just a note stating the current issue with Excel 2007.

Enabling Macros in Excel
To enable macros, launch Excel, go to the top Tools menu and select Security. Next, select the security “Medium” or “Low” option. The “Low” option is recommended. If you do not choose the “Low” option, then Excel will prompt you every time you open a program that contains a macro.

Enabling XLM Macros
If you cannot run the some of the programs due to Excel’s XLM Macro security issues, then please read the following.

For security reasons, Microsoft has initially disabled the usage of a XLM macro functions in the default installation in some versions of Excel 2002, 2002 and 2003 due to the fear of Macro viruses. However, Excel 2000, 2002, and 2003 still supports XLM macro functions, but one must enable the use of these functions manually.

According to Microsoft’s web site, all that is needed to enable Excel’s XLM macro functions is a simple registry entry. This registry entry is simply an “on” switch which allows Excel to access XLM macro functions.

To save time, we have provided the following registry file for Excel 2000, Excel 2002, and 2003 that will make the required registry entry for you. All you have to do is download the registry file (*.reg), double click on it and choose “Yes” when prompted to “add the information to the registry”. That’s it. You can also choose to open (install) it directly from the download option presented to you from your browser.

To enable full Macro support, download and open (install) the following registry file:

Below is the code within in this Registry file.

    REGEDIT4

    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office\9.0\Excel\Security]
    "XLM"=dword:00000001
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office\10.0\Excel\Security]
    "XLM"=dword:00000001
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office\11.0\Excel\Security]
    "XLM"=dword:00000001

For more information regarding this issue, visit Microsoft’s Web site at: