How to Maintain File Compatibility in Excel 2010


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Maintaining file compatibility

One great thing about Excel 2010 is that the file format hasn't changed from the 2007 version. The four letter .XLSX file format of Excel 2010 is the same format used by Excel 2007 and also by Excel 2008 on the Mac. Now, this is different from the three letter .XLS format of older versions of Excel, that is 97 to 2003. Even so, there is formatting that you can apply in Excel 2010 that won't be fully recognized in Excel 2007.

Now at some point, it's only a matter of time that you will need to share files with someone using an older version. So the info I give you in this movie will hopefully save you some headaches down the road. Now if we take a look here, we've got these little icons here. These are from conditional formatting. We also have SmartArt down there. We'll take a look at conditional formatting and SmartArt a little bit later. But these particular icons were introduced in 2010. So if you were to open up this file in Excel 2007, these icons wouldn't even be...

Maintaining file compatibility
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Maintaining file compatibility provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Bob Flisser as part of the Excel 2010 Essential Training

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Business Education + Elearning
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Excel
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