Excel Install Add-ins 2007 or 2010

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How to Install Add-ins Excel 2007 and 2010

Step 1

Save the add-in to your computer. You can put this add-in along with your other add-ins in Excel or any location you see fit.

Step 2

Open Excel and click the Office Button (i.e., window in the upper left had corner) and select Options

The following will open up; go to the ‘Add-Ins’ section:

Install Add-in Step 2

Step 3

Toward the bottom of the screen, ensure that ‘Excel Add-ins’ is selected in the drop-down box and select ‘Go’. The following will open:

Install Add-in Step 3

Step 4

Select ‘Browse…’ and go to the location where you saved the add-in, select it, then choose OK.  Note: When you click Browse, your add-in folder opens, so if you saved the file to your add-in folder, you shouldn’t need to browse any further.  Also, in 2007 and 2010, once it’s saved to the add-in folder, it should show up in the dialog box in Step 3.

Install Add-in Step 4

Step 5

Check the box associated with the add-in(s) you want and choose ‘OK’. The add-in will now be functional each time you open up Excel.


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