Excel for Mac 2016 - Cannot use object linking and embedding
I'm getting an error upon opening even a blank workbook in Excel 2016 for Mac: "Alert: Cannot use object linking and embedding". This error repeats almost every time I interact with any spreadsheet. I've seen advise on how to solve this on a PC by adjusting
the "Launching user" in DCOM, but what's the trick for a Mac user?
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My "hack" worked so far. I did the search for the file mentioned above. Could not find that exact name but I found this one: com.microsoft.Office365.plist. I then added some text ('blah' in my case) to the end of the file name so I did not delete the file
but made it not findable by the program. When I went back into Excel the problem did not reoccur and a new com.microsoft... file is created by virtue of using the program. In other words my faulty "blah" file is there and a new plist file is there and the
problem is gone.
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