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This article describes installing Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) for Microsoft Office 2007 / 2010 from your Office distributive.


The Problem

Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) component of Microsoft Office 2007 / Office 2010 must be preinstalled before installing MagnetSVN add-in. Otherwise the warning will appear during installation and installation will be terminated.
NO VBA Warning
To learn more about features turned off when Visual Basic for Applications is not installed please visit Microsoft KB article.

The Solution

Since Office 2007 Microsoft relocated Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) to a group of optionally installed components. VBA option is included in a typical installation by default; however, removing it will disable all macros and most add-ins.

In order to re-install VBA, run the Microsoft Office setup program and make sure to check Visual Basic for Applications item there. Steps of doing this are described below for Microsoft Office 2007 / 2010.

VBA Installation Guide for Microsoft Office 2007 and Microsoft Office 2010

Step 1. Click Windows Start button and select Control Panel:

Open Control Panel

Step 2. Select Programs->Programs and Features (Win7) or Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP):

Open Add or Remove Programs

Open Add or Remove Programs

Step 3. Select Microsoft Office from the list of programs and click on the Change tab:

Change Microsoft Office 2010

Step 4. Select Add or Remove Features and click Continue:

Select Add Features 2010

Step 5. Expand Office Shared Features by clicking the "+" sign, select Visual Basic for Applications, click Run from My Computer and Continue:

Select Add Features 2010

Step 6. Try MagnetSVN - Native Microsoft Office Subversion Integration

With MagnetSVN versioning your Word and Excel documents in Office 2007 and 2010 becomes very easy.

MagnetSVN is based on widely used well known version control Subversion and allows you to

  • Store and backup documents from one place;
  • Collaborate with your collegues;
  • Store document versions more effectively.
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