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Legacy Locked

How to unlock hidden sheets in a locked legacy template

What happened?

and how to fix it?

If you are trying to open a working document created from a Systems2win template version 10 or lower,

and all that you see is a Welcome sheet similar to the one pictured here,

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then 1 of 2 things has happened:

  1. The workbook has been locked up because someone tried to open it on a computer that did not have Systems2win Legacy Compatibility installed.

    Your hidden sheets can be unlocked by simply clicking the 'Unlock Sheets' button in the Systems2win Ribbon bar, but the problem will recur the next time that you try to open the doucment - until you either install Legacy Compatibility, or (better yet) migrate your data from the old template to a new template.

  2. If that doesn't work, then your document has probably been damaged, and you need to follow those instructions instead.