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Excel 2002 paste problem

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When pasting a large table of data into Excel, the paste produces a bit map. When I use paste special, bitmap is the only choice.
Is there a limit on the size of data to paste.? If I reduce the amount of data copied and then paste to Excel, the data paste into the cells okay.

Sometimes the large table paste produces an error: "another application is waiting on OLE to complete".
I must use task manager to stop the unresponding Excel application.

Any ideas or limits with pasting into Excel?

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Hi gummybear

What program are you using as the source of data that you are copying from? Have you tried saving the data from the original program as a file type that Excel can open? There are ways to overcome your problem.

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