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How Do I Load SigmaXL Automatically with Excel?

on August 18, 2014


To set up SigmaXL to load automatically with Excel, please perform the following steps, depending on which version of Excel you have.

Excel 2010/2013/2016:

Click the "File" button and select "Options"

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In the Excel Options window, select "Add-ins" in the left-hand menu, and in the right hand window, click the "Go" button beside "Excel Add-ins".

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In the Add-Ins window that opens, select "Browse."

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Navigate to SigmaXL's installation directory (by default: C:\Program Files\SigmaXL\V6) and select the file "SigmaXL.xla". 

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Excel 2007:

Click the "Office Button" and select "Excel Options".

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In the Excel Options window, select "Add-ins" in the left-hand menu, and in the right hand window, click the "Go" button beside "Excel Add-ins".

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In the Add-Ins window that opens, select "Browse."

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Navigate to SigmaXL's installation directory (by default: C:\Program Files\SigmaXL\V6) and select the file "SigmaXL.xla". 


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⁞SigmaXL For Mac

Open Excel 2011 for Mac, Select "Tools" and then "Add-Ins".⁞

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In the Add-Ins window, click the "Select..." button.

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Navigate to Applications -> SigmaXL. Select the file called "SigmaXL.xlam".

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In the Add-Ins window, under "Add-Ins available", you will see the file you just selected with a check mark beside it. Click OK.

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SigmaXL will now automatically launch whenever Excel 2011 is opened.


Alternative Method for all versions of Excel:

1.) Navigate to SigmaXL's installation directory (by default: C:\Program Files\SigmaXL\V6)

2.) Copy the following files and folders : 1) SigmaXL.xla , 2) SigmaXL_Ribbon.xlam , 3) The folder called "SXL_Stats"

3.) Go to C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\

In this folder, you will have different folders depending on your version:

Excel 2013: Folder is "Office15"

Excel 2010: Folder is "Office14" 

Excel 2007: Folder is "Office12"

Navigate to the folder appropriate for your version, and paste the SigmaXL files you copied in Step 2 into the "XLSTART" folder.


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