#NAME? displays for all Velixo NX functions

Created by Harry Lewis, Modified on Mon, 17 Jun 2024 at 06:31 PM by Harry Lewis

Applies to:

  • Velixo NX



When opening a workbook, all cells containing or referencing Velixo NX functions display Excel's #NAME? error:


If performing a Full Refresh of your report...

... does not resolve the issue, proceed with the troubleshooting techniques below.

Troubleshooting Techniques

Let's ensure that there is not an issue with the specific workbook.

  1. Close all Excel windows
  2. Reopen Excel
  3. Create a NEW, blank Excel workbook
  4. Click the Velixo button in the Velixo NX section of Excel's Home ribbon
  5. In any cell, type:  =SI.

If a list of Velixo NX functions is displayed...

...Excel *is* able to communicate with the Velixo NX add-in. Please contact Velixo Technical Support for help with your original workbook.

If, however, no list of functions is displayed...

... proceed with the resolution steps below.



Step 1 - Within Excel, go the File ribbon and select Options

Step 2 - From the Excel Options screen, select Trust Center and then click the Trust Center Settings... button


Step 3 - From the Trust Center screen, select Trusted Add-in Catalogs and then click the option Next time Office starts, clear all previously-started web add-ins cache.

Step 4 - Click OK

Step 5 - Excel will let you know that your settings have been saved.  Click OK again

Step 6 - Click OK to exit the Excel Options screen.

Restart Excel

You can now close and restart Excel for the setting change to take effect.

Excel should now be able to access the Velixo NX add-in.

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