Cheers Alan You saved the day! I would never have figured this out in a million years....probably two million. I am on Win 8.1 with Office 2013 MS "Fixit" did not work nor did their fix it yourself solution. Lewis Thank you very much . http://winhq.net/dde-error/dde-error-in-excel.html
Found your instructions and went thru the options until "uncheck run as administrator" worked for me. thanks a lot Antonio This worked great. But if CASE 2 is applicable to you and you are not able to open the file, then you can try following solutions: SOLUTION 1: 1. mostafa thank you JOJO THANK YOU ....THANK YOU ....THANK YOU MAK-NY Dan - thanks so much! http://blogs.catapultsystems.com/mpoole/archive/2010/11/16/url-length-limitation-218-characters-for-excel-files/
Dated : 08/AUG/2015. Thank you. Omkar Thanks a lot , I had second scenario, I was getting irritated by the that alert prompt. Raja Thanks !!!
Your directions to find the possible problem locations were excellent! hazem thanks a lot , Michael Thanks for that. Keep it up. Excel 218 Character Limit I had read lots of reasons on Microsofts own website but it was only here that I found the real solution. - A few days ago whilst trying to sort out
It was happening each time I started my computer. Phil I tried all of the above solutions and none worked. June 6, 2011 Hello, I have a path that for an excel file that is about 224 characters long. I appreciate it!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Saima Riaz Great! Microsoft Excel The File Could Not Be Accessed. Try One Of The Following Thank you! Mayra Thank you! Avinav Kapoor Bull S**t Microsoft KB, This is the way solutions should be provided , Solution 3 worked for me John Nothing Worked even repair on ultimate, I cant get past
Its Working..(Y) Aaron Solution one worked a treat! http://blogs.catapultsystems.com/mpoole/archive/2010/11/16/url-length-limitation-218-characters-for-excel-files/ you should minimize the paths names, change Go to Solution 2 2 +1 4 Participants Sam Simon Nasser(2 comments) LVL 10 MS Excel1 faizbaig(2 comments) LVL 9 dlmille LVL 41 MS Dde Error Adobe Microsoft Excel: The total length of the path and the file name, including file name extension, exceeds 218 characters. Dde Error Bmw VampireKingcoming 84.547 visualizaciones 1:32 Fix Error there was a problem sending the command to the program - Duración: 1:25.
thanks! http://winhq.net/dde-error/dde-error-excel-2010.html It appears that AVG does not come out with a new patch/update fast enough to keep up with Microsoft Windows 10 updates or Microsoft doesn't take into account how their updates Double click on the file that would not open and it should work. thank you SO SOOOOO much!! Excel File Name Too Long To Open
The reason turned out to be an issue with PROTECTED VIEW! PROBLEM REASON: According to Microsoft KB article, this problem occurs due to Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE) feature. If you have one Excel file open, and you try to open another Excel file from a Sharepoint document library, you'll get the DDE error. Source sergiopa2002 53.943 visualizaciones 5:29 There was a problem sending command to the program (Excel 2007/20102013) - Duración: 1:56.
Press WIN+R keys together to launch RUN dialog box. Excel 2013 File Name Length The solution is to shorten the file path or URL by storing files at the top level (rather than "nesting" files under several folder levels). Tags:Content Management, It doesn't matter how long or short the file path is.
again, thank you John Tried everything 2x and several items from technet forums... Also the error message was coming only once. Related This tutorial was posted in Office 2010. Could Not Be Found. Check The Spelling Of The Filename And Verify That The File Location Is Correct In your case it seems your using something that requires DDE to be active.
Liz Lindsey Solution 3 worked for me. Once you find the shortcut, right-click on it and select Properties option. You'll find "Ignore other applications that use Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE)" option present in General section. http://winhq.net/dde-error/dde-error-from-a-zip-excel-file.html Andy H I have been trying to sort this out for days...
Only after installing the latest Windows 10 updates. Chandresh Thanks! I had just updated iCloud and when the reboot completed iCloud was unresponsive.