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Old 11-06-2009, 09:33 PM
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+ or - 250 MB?
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Old 11-07-2009, 05:16 AM
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Hmmm. Less than. I think it's the recalculation before save that's really hitting me [I have it on manual, recalculate before save]
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Old 11-07-2009, 08:49 AM
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large enough that it takes about a minute to save.

That's very annoying.
I have a massive spreadsheet like that. We even turned off calculate before saving and ONLY calculate before preparing PDF reports (every week). Interesting project, but a LOT of work.
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Old 11-09-2009, 07:23 AM
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Excel didn't crash per se, but it was interfering with my other stuff as it was autosaving a huge spreadsheet every ten minutes.

You better believe I switched that setting.
I have successfully recovered Word documents via autosave. It has never done me any good for Excel, though.
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Let's not calculate formulas, even though Calculation is set to Automatic.
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I looked at Excel cross-eyed.
Forgot to perform the midnight sacrificial rite.
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Copy/Paste Formulas over a few thousand cells.
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Can I pre-bump this thread, so I don't waste time when (inevitably) Excel crashes?
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when you say huge, how big do you mean? I've got a couple spreadsheets I think are quite large, and I've always wondered how they stack up across the biz.
My largest spreadsheet is the one that is setup to do our stochastic analysis of reserves. Once the simulation data is done and saved each quarter, it approaches 400MB.
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