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    saveas corrupted my workbook

    ok so i made a mistake and coded saveas instead of savecopyas and now the workbook is corrupted and i cant open it. the data in the workbook is junk but i have spent 8 hours today working on the vba code in this file and i really really dont wanna have to rewrite it all. i know the erronious saveas command was supposed to be saving my xlsm file to another xlsx file in the format xlOpenXMLWorkbook, but since i had saveas instead of savecopyas it seems to have overwritten this file... but didn't rename it now excel wont open the file at all. when i open it in Notepad++ in the garbage i can see references to both the junk data set and the macro comments so im assumeing my data is all still there just excel now doesn't know how to open it. am i boned or can this be fixed? This is the file in question there is nothing i would consider confidential in it just a few made up names2014 Hours Sample.xlsm

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    Re: saveas corrupted my workbook

    I was able to open as a .csv and then saved it as an .xls file. Appears to be intact. Here is the .xls file renamed Timmathews.xls
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    Re: saveas corrupted my workbook

    you are my hero, i need to save this to dropbox or somewhere similar so i can pull old revision...

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