Known DMS Utilities issues and fixes

"Compile error in hidden module" errors seen when installing the utility

You are trying to use the 32-bit version with 64-bit Excel, or vice-versa. Download the correct installer.

DMS Toolbar does not persist in Excel 2013

Although apparently installed successfully, the DMS Toolbar may disappear from Excel when it is restarted.

This is caused by the single-workbook-per-window paradigm in Excel 2013.

To resolve, run the installer as normal. Open Excel with a blank document. From the file tab, close the blank document. Now install the add-in as normal via the File>Options route.

microsoft.office.interop Error in Excel 2003

In Excel 2003, errors of the form "missing microsoft.office.interop" can be resolved by installing the missing component from Microsoft. www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx

Automation Error After Recent Windows Update

This issue relates to an incomplete Windows update. To resolve first close MS Excel and then:

Open a command prompt as Administrator

In Windows7 you will require elevated privileges- type cmd in the run box and hold down the ctrl and shift keys at the same time as pressing Enter).

This will open a command prompt window with the necessary privileges.

For 32 bit Operating Systems

Type "cd c:\Windows\system32" and press Enter

For 64 bit Operating Systems

Type "cd c:\Windows\sysWOW64" and press Enter

For both 32 and 64 bit Operating Systems, continue:

Type "regsvr32 /u mscomctl.ocx" and press Enter

Accept the dialogue box

Type "regsvr32 mscomctl.ocx" and press Enter

Accept the dialogue box

Object library invalid or contains references to object definitions that could not be found

The error message "Object library invalid or contains references to object definitions that could not be found" may be displayed when starting MS Excel with the DMS Utilities installed. This relates to missing components in Excel, and the recommendation is to reinstall MS Excel.

DMS Utilities run slowly on Office 2007

It has been observed that DMS Utilties run very slowly in Excel 2007. Performance is greatly improved by installing Office 2007 Service Pack 2.

Feedback

Comments and suggestions for improvements to the DMS Utilities are always welcome. Please address these by email to the Cambustion Product Support Group at support@cambustion.com