Making sure Microsoft Excel macros are enabled
Whatever your Excel or XLSTAT version, it is necessary that the Macros security level is set to Medium so that XLSTAT can run.
Here is how to verify that Macros are properly enabled:
- Click the Office button on the upper left corner of the Excel window to open the Office Menu (Excel 2007) or click the File tab (Excel 2010, 2013, 2016).
- Click on the Excel Options button on the bottom of the Office menu window (Excel 2007) or choose Excel Options in the File menu (Excel 2010, 2013, 2016).
- The Excel Options window will appear.
- Select Trust Center in the middle of the menu bar on the left.
- Click on the Trust Center Settings... button on the right of the window.
- The Trust Center window will appear.
- Select Macro Settings in the middle of the menu bar on the left
- Select the 2nd option for the Macro Settings
- Activate the option Trust access to the VBA project object model
- Click OK to close the Trust center window
- Click OK to close the Excel options window
Ensuring your OS and Excel version are supported by XLSTAT
It is also recommended that you make sure your Operating system and your Microsoft Office version are compatible with your XLSTAT version. To check the list of supported systems for XLSTAT, follow this tutorial.
To run XLSTAT for the first time, you can choose one of these options:
- choose the option 'launch XLSTAT' at the end of the installation procedure,
- use the Windows Start / Programs / Addinsoft / XLSTAT command,
- use the XLSTAT shortcut on your desktop
The XLSTAT tab is also added (see image below). Both XLSTAT toolbar and the XLSTAT tab can be used to access the XLSTAT functions. By clicking on an item of the menu, you activate the dialog box corresponding to the selected function.