How to import xlam?

An .xlam file is an Excel add-in file that contains macros, functions, and other custom code. In this article I will guide you how to import an Add In (xlam) file to Excel.

How to import an Add in?

I will guide you how to use or import an existing Add in to Excel file.

1. Open the excel file in which you want the Add in to be used:

import xlam New Spreadsheet

2. Click FILE at the top left from Excel file:

import xlam File Tab

3. Click Options at the bottom:

import xlam click Options

4. Click Add-ins:

import xlam click Add-ins

5. Select the Add-in from the list that you want to use:

import xlam select Add-in

In this example Analysis ToolPak is seleted.

6. Click Go.

import xlam Analysis Toolpak go

7. Check same Add-in and click Ok:

import xlam Analysis Toolpak Add in

With this the selected Add-in is ready to use. All the macros, functions present in this add-in can now be used in the opened Excel file.

import xlam XLAM imported

It’s important to only install and use add-ins from trusted sources, as add-ins can contain malicious code that can harm your computer or steal sensitive information. Always carefully review the source and code of an add-in before installing it.

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