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which format do i use for saveas to get Excel8 format?

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which format do i use for saveas to get Excel8 format?
I'm trying other format when calling
Excel.Application, perform task and
workbook.saveas filename,fileformat
It's didn't work well if it's not Excel8 format, so what fileformat is Excel8?
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FileFormat=xlExcel9795 or 43 if you do not have the enum.
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still doesno't work corrently with Excel Drivers,most of them able to obtain the value, some return null but at that collumn it's does have value
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ActiveWorkbook.SaveAs Filename:= _
        "c:\Book1.xls", FileFormat:= _
        xlExcel9795, Password:="", WriteResPassword:="", ReadOnlyRecommended:= _
        False, CreateBackup:=False
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See also: http://www.convert-files.com/SII/Convert-XLS/English/WebHelp/convert-xls.htm#command_line_manual/file_type_constants/rhid_excel_conversion_file_type_constants.htm

pXlWkBk.SaveAs(Filename:=sWkBookPath, FileFormat:=-4143)

-4143 is (*.XLS) Microsoft Excel 97-2003 Workbook format
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