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Microsoft KB Archive/923913

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You cannot import or update the data from an Excel workbook in Visio 2007

Article ID: 923913

Article Last Modified on 10/15/2007



APPLIES TO

  • Microsoft Office Visio Professional 2007
  • Microsoft Office Visio Standard 2007




SYMPTOMS

When you try to import or update the data from a Microsoft Excel workbook in Microsoft Office Visio 2007, you experience one of the following symptoms:

  • The data is not imported. Additionally, you receive the following error message:

    Microsoft Office Visio cannot connect to this data source.

  • The data is not updated. Additionally, you receive the following error message:

    Unable to connect to the data.


CAUSE

This issue may occur if the Excel workbook is open on a different computer when you try to import or update the data in Visio 2007.

Note Typically, this issue may occur if the Excel workbook is located in a network share that can be accessed by other users.

WORKAROUND

To work around this issue, close the Excel workbook before you try to import or update the data in Visio 2007.


Additional query words: visio2007 visio2k7 visio12 vso2007 vso2k7 vso12 linkdatatoshapes dataselector

Keywords: kberrmsg kbtshoot kbimport kbprb kbexpertisebeginner KB923913