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Does this still work in Excel v12.1.2?
Authored by: mkoistinen on Sep 17, '08 06:48:38AM

I've tried this - using Butler 4.1.6 and Microsoft Excel 2008 (v12.1.2) and it doesn't work. After setting up the Keystroke in Butler (F2) to send the keystrokes CTRL-U, I restarted Excel and tried it, sadly, F2 still initiates a pasteboard copy. I double checked that I had the Exceptions setup properly in Butler and I did indeed. Next, to test, I removed all the exceptions, and for kicks, replaced the Keystrokes with "This is a test". Again, restarting Excel to test, F2 *still* does a copy and ignores my Butler settings. I tried F2 in Skype and Text Wrangler (stuff I just had open) and it did type "This is a test". I also tried adding a delay, with no difference in results in Excel. Did I do something wrong, or did the latest Microsoft update actively prevent Butler from working?



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Does this still work in Excel v12.1.2?
Authored by: robg on Nov 11, '08 06:19:52AM

Works fine for me in Excel 2008; I just tested again to be sure. e-mail me privately if you'd like more assistance (my username here at the hints' domain).

-rob.



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Does this still work in Excel v12.1.2?
Authored by: mkoistinen on Nov 12, '08 03:12:43AM

It works well for me too, now. Although, I'm since upgraded MS Office to version v12.1.4. I wonder if this is the difference?

Thanks for following up and keep up the great work!



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