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This seems like it should be a common issue, but I couldn't find anything on it, maybe I'm just searching for the wrong thing.

Basically I get sent a lot of workbooks that need specific modifications done to them, so I decided to write a little vb function to do it, I even attached it to the ribbon. The issue is that the function only exists in the one Workbook, so when I click the icon in the ribbon on another workbook it throws an error saying the function can't be found (obviously).

Is there anyway I can attach a function not to the workbook, but to my computer?

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What you are looking for is Excel's Personal Macro Workbook function, which allows you to store your frequently used macros in a special hidden workbook that makes them available in any workbooks you have open.

Here's how it works.

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