Microsoft KB Archive/248173
Article ID: 248173
Article Last Modified on 11/5/2003
- Microsoft Excel 2000 Standard Edition
This article was previously published under Q248173
When you choose to update external links to a closed Microsoft Excel workbook, it takes longer than it did in earlier versions of Excel.
This behavior occurs when the following conditions are true:
- You open a workbook in Excel.
- You click Yes when prompted to update the links to another workbook.
- The workbook that you are linking to is closed.
- The workbook that you are linking to has defined names on multiple sheets.
To resolve this problem, obtain Microsoft Office 2000 Service Release 1/1a (SR-1/SR-1a).
To obtain SR-1/SR-1a, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
245025 OFF2000: How to Obtain and Install Microsoft Office 2000 Service Release 1/1a (SR-1/SR-1a)
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was corrected in Microsoft Office 2000 SR-1/SR-1a.
For additional information about a similar problem in Excel, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
248207 XL2000: Linked Files with Lookup Functions Updated Much More Slowly Than in Earlier Versions of Excel
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