Xcellerator or Validate missing in Microsoft Office Excel 2007? Here's how to find it.

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This video demonstration shows how to re-enable an add-in for Microsoft Office Excel 2007. This applies to Xcellerator and Validate. If the Incisive ribbon is missing, here's how to fix it.

Steps to re-enable an Incisive add-in for Microsoft Office Excel 2007

  1. Ensure the add-in is installed. This can be done by verifying the solution is listed in the Add/Remove window in the control panel.
  2. Start Microsoft Office Excel. Click the Incisive tab.
  3. Look for the missing add-in controls. Verify that they are not shown.
  4. To re-enable:
    1. Click the big round office button.
    2. Click 'Excel Options'.
    3. Click add-ins on the left.
    4. Find the disabled add-in on the inactive list. (This is another way to verify that the add-in is installed.)
    5. At the bottom, view a drop-down list. Select disabled add-ins and then click 'Go...'.
    6. Look for your missing add-in here and enable it.
    7. In the drop down list, select 'COM Add-ins.' (This step must be done after the disabled step above). Click 'Go...'.
    8. Place a checkmark beside the add-in you want to enable. It should now appear on the screen.