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Old 08-11-2017, 01:47 PM
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Dear Sirs:



I am trying to use an Excel 2003 file. I own Office 2003 and somehow I am involved with Excel 2016. Microsoft wants me to buy a new product but I want to work with the one I have.
Can you help?

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Unless you're trying to open files in the xlsx or xlsm formats, Excel 2003 should do just fine. Even then, unless you need access to features supported only by Excel 2007 & later (e.g. workbooks with more than 256 columns and/or 64K rows), installing the Office Compatibility Pack (https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/down...ails.aspx?id=3) should suffice.
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Dear Sirs:

"The installation pack does not affect my excel files." The converter says it is for Excel 2007, plus, in fact, I think I do have *.xlsx files!!!

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The converter pack allows Excel 2003 to open & use files created in Excel 2007 & later. It makes no changes to the Excel files to do this.
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