Installing FastExcel V4
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FastExcel V3 is no longer supported
Prerequisites for FastExcel V4
FastExcel V4 for Windows requires:
FastExcel V4 Manager Pro for Mac requires Mac Office 365 Excel
Install or Reinstall the Latest Build
Note - BREAKING CHANGE - as from build 458.442 of SpeedTools the parameters for the ACCUMULATE function have changed
For Windows you can choose either an Automatic Installer or a Manual Installer
All executable .exe files and the Excel Addin XLAM and XLL files are digitally signed
The Windows automatic installer are single-step installers that requires Administrative level privileges.
The manual installers for Windows or Mac do NOT require Administrative level privileges but require additional install steps.
The downloadable Installers are:
Automatic Installation for Windows
Automatic Installation requires administrative privileges.
Double-click the downloaded installer .exe file and follow the instructions to create a FastExcel V4 folder containing subfolders for each FastExcel V4 product. The default directory is called FastExcel V4 and is located in your Program Files (x86) directory.
Help files (.CHM) and a PDF version of the User guide will also be installed in these folders.
After successful installation FastExcel V4 will automatically be started when you start Excel, and you will find FastExcel V4 tabs for each installed product on the main ribbon.
If the ribbon does not show any FastExcel V4 tabs, or the installation was done for you by another user with administrative privileges, you may have to use the Manual Install instructions below:
Manual Installation for Windows
1. Create the FastExcelV4 folder
Extract the FastExcelV4 folder from the downloaded zip file to your chosen location
The FastExcelV4 folder contains up to 3 sub-folders, depending on which Manual Installer you chose:
Each of these sub-folders contains an .XLAM file you need to load into Excel using Excel's Addin Manager.
2. Unblock all the XLAM, XLL and DLL files
Windows often blocks downloaded files.
To unblock a file:
3. Make the FastExcelV4 folder a Trusted Location
Start Excel and use File->Options->Trust Center->Trust Center Settings->Trusted Locations->Add new location->Browse to your FastExcelV4 folder->Check Subfolders of this Location are also trusted->OK
4. Use Excel's Addin Manager to install each FastExcel V4 addin
For Excel 2007 Click Office Button->Excel Options->Addins->Excel
5. Recommended Trust Center Settings
The recommended settings for addins and macros are:
Installing FastExcel V4 Manager Pro for Mac
Download the zip file Manual Installer for Mac FastExcel Manager Pro
The zip file contains:
Copy the contents of the zip file to a folder of your choice
There are 2 ways of loading the FXL Manager Pro addin.
1. To make FXL Manager Pro load every time you start Excel
2. To load FXL Manager Pro just for this Excel session
Uninstalling FastExcel V4
Moving a license or Renaming your PC
uninstall FastExcel V4 use Windows Control Panel Programs
Managing your License Activations
You can manage your license activations using this webpage:https://quicklicensemanager.com/decisionmodels/QlmCustomerSite/
Trial Version and Activation
Request a 15-day Trial activation key for the FastExcel V4 Bundle here.
Click the License button on the FastExcel Tab to view or activate licenses, or to purchase a license.
Any combination of trial and full licenses is allowed.
FastExcel V4 Licensing Settings
You can access the FastExcel V4 licensing settings from the License button on the FastExcel Tab.
Show License Status shows you the status of your licenses for FastExcel V4 products.
Add New License asks which product you want to add a license for:
Release These Licenses de-activates your licenses on this PC so that you can reinstall on another PC.