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Old 02-05-2018, 04:10 PM
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It's a network issue. Something is screwing up the communication with your device and the network drive.
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Sounds to me like the network balked the first time you tried to save. And subsequent tries didn't work simply because that's how network glitches behave. Saving to hard drive is the only work-around I know of.
Another thing to add to my list of IT complaints!
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I went to Larry Deutsch's nondiscrimination testing seminar last week. He commented that he had upgraded to Microsoft Office 365, and had encountered serious problems with paste-link functionality in Excel.

In prior years, he distributed a 400 page Word document with numerous links to about 20 linked Excel files. This year, he said that no matter how he tried, he could not get the paste-link facility to work properly.

For example, the files acted like the drive letter and folder name were "fixed", even though all of his original files are located in a single directory. The links fail if you simply copied the files to a new computer with a different drive letter or folder name. He had to distribute the 400 page Word document with "pictures" of the data from the Excel files instead of actual links.

I am considering updating to Microsoft Office 2016 (or Office 365), and this sounds like a real show-stopper to me. I'm curious if anyone has experienced similar difficulties - or more importantly if there is a known fix.
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Here is another Excel 2016 problem with manual versus automatic recalculation. I researched this for my wife, who has discovered several times that her automatic recalculation was changed to manual. This article does a good job of explaining the conditions that cause this problem:

https://exceloffthegrid.com/why-does...keep-changing/
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