Project is Locked/ Project in unviewable – Word 2003 macro

Issue:
When try to modify word macro I get “Project is Locked/ Project in unviewable”

Solution:
1. Find the location on the startup folder. Go to Tools > Options > File Locations. See the UNC path of the startup ‘File types’.
2. Open explorer and go the the startup loaction.
3. Move the template.dot file, where you have the macro from the startup folder to any other location.
4. Now open template.dot file and modify the macro, test and then put it back to the startup folder.
5. Open word and you will be able to see the changes.

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Diganta Kumar has architected and developed software for more than a decade for a wide range of industries and development platforms and over the years has filled many roles including program manager, founder, developer, architect, team lead, mentor and project manager. Diganta is founder of two online IT businesses. He is a certified AWS Solutions Architect, certified Professional Scrum Master (PSM I), certified Professional Scrum Developer (PSD I) and ITIL Certified. He has presented at Microsoft Tech.Ed, Microsoft AppFest and Ark Group Intranet conference. He attends AWS Seattle Official Events, Seattle AWS Architects-Engineers, and AWS Cloud Commerce user groups. He likes to help, mentor and manage software development teams to improve and produce great software. He currently work as a Senior Technical Program Manager for Amazon Web Services.

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