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Frequently Asked Questions for Excel Date Picker (Pop-up Excel Calendar)

1. How can I disable Pop-up Excel Calendar?

To disable the program temporarily, push down the Disable button in the Pop-up Calendar ribbon group. Click the same button again to enable it.

2. Does Pop-up Excel Calendar work in split mode?

Yes, Pop-up Excel Calendar works for split worksheets.

3. Does Pop-up Excel Calendar work in frozen mode?

Yes, Pop-up Excel Calendar works for frozen worksheets.

4. Does Pop-up Excel Calendar work when zoom is not 100%?

Yes, Pop-up Excel Calendar works even if the zoom is not 100%.

5. The in-cell icon button does not appear when it is supposed to.

The in-cell icon button won't appear if:

  • The target cell contains a formula.
  • The target cell is locked, and the worksheet is protected.

6. The calendar or date picker does not pop up. Even clicking on the toolbar or ribbon buttons does not work.

  1. The date picker (Pop-up Excel Calendar) might be disabled.
    1. Click File and then Options.
    2. Click Add-ins on the left command bar.
    3. Is Pop-up Excel Calendar listed in the Active application add-ins section? If not, you should install Pop-up Excel Calendar first.
    4. Choose Disabled Items from the Manage list. Click Go.
    5. If Pop-up Excel Calendar is listed as a disabled item, enable it by clicking the Enable button.
    6. Restart Excel.
  2. A hidden instance of Microsoft Excel is running in the background.

    Microsoft Excel does not exit properly, and there is still a hidden instance running in the background. Try to reboot Windows to make the system clean.