Some Sub-Menus Disabled - Greyed Out
I have noticed that the submenus for the following main menu items are disabled
Edit Insert Format Data
The submenus for the other main menu items are fine.
I have not run any macros that alter the menus.
I have tried Tools>Customise Reset Menu and Toolbar usage. I then exit the Excel session, but the problem still remains,
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