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Change your default Save As file type (2007/2010/2013)

Inside Microsoft Excel

by Kara Hiltz

Not everyone has braved the jump to Excel 2007 or newer. Some Excel users are holding on tight to their comfortable menu bar instead of learning their way around the new Ribbon interface. It’s understandable. But if you want to share files to someone using the old file type (.xls files from Excel 2003 and earlier), you might have difficulties.

Sure, you can save your Excel files as an .xls file type instead[…]


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