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Excel compatibility checker for 2003

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I have a xlsm file that I'm trying to save as xls. Every time, it tells me that there is a compatibility error in the formatting. Is there a way to find out where the problem is, so that I can just change it?
I clicked "Copy to new sheet", but it didn't give me any additional information.
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That was a new format introduced with Excel 2007 (and so did not exist in Excel 2003). Try the following article that indicates how to get the XLSM file back to XLS format.

http://www.ehow.com/how_6134520_convert-xlsm-xls.html

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Hi!
I found this http://superuser.com/questions/322919/excel-compatibility-report-how-do-i-find-the-offending-cells which told me how to find colors that work with 2003. I think that fixed it.
Thanks for your help!
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Thank you, and I was pleased to assist. ... Thinkpads_User
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