5.76 FAQ-1079 What should I do when project cannot save with Excel book?

Last Update: 4/9/2021

If your project includes one or more Excel books (no matter Internal or external), you may encounter a saving problem with error message similar to the following:

Saving to
xxx.opju
failed due to an external Excel book saving failure. You will need to resolve that first and then try saving the Origin project again.

This problem is probably happen if you are using Excel 2012 or later.

To solve this problem, please set @SXA = 1. That is,

  1. Select Window: Command Window.
  2. Enter
    @SXA = 1
    in the Command Window and press Enter.
  3. Try to save the project again.

Keywords:fail to save, bug, internal, external, Excel sheet