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VBA not working - failed to initialize properly.

A - answer After the installation of Microsoft Office 365 (or after another modification in Windows) the VBA module and macros may stop working. The local VBA 7 module is neccessary for proper operation of Inventor 2014/2015 and for add-on applications in AutoCAD 2014/2015 (if its VBA Object Enabler was installed previously).

To re-enable the VBA module, take you your CAD installation media or deployment image and reinstall the module:

3rdParty\x86\VBA\Vba7.MSI (32-bit)


3rdParty\x64\VBA\Vba7.MSI (64-bit)

(you may need to install the English version of VBA, i.e. VBA71033.msi for some CAD localizations)

or reinstall the AutoCAD VBA Object Enabler (see

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See also:
Tip 10647:How to store macros inside DWG drawings?
Tip 9935:How to distinguish between an assembly and weldment in VBA or iLogic?
Tip 8648:Cannot restore AutoCAD window minimized to an icon.
Tip 8271:Always print Inventor drawings with updated Mass values.
Tip 8267:How to create a ribbon icon for a custom macro.

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