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EXCEL 2013 - Compatibility message per loss of fidelity

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Hello,
I just installed a new Win8.1 computer containing Office 2013. Previously I was using Office 2003, so my Word docs were .doc and excel files .xls.

I opened a workbook from 2003. When saving it, using the Compatibility option I converted to 2013.

Now, when I save the workbook I get the following message (see screenshot). FWIW, this workbook has multiple worksheets.

I'm not sure why I'd get this msg since I'm going from an OLDER version to a NEWER version. I'd expect to see it when going the other way.

So I guess I need to know why I'm getting the msg, and how to identify where in the workbook the problem is located.

Thanks,
Steve
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You can uncheck the warning. But you are wrong, because you are converting from a newer (in memory) to an older version, and losing features that way.
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OK, the, I wasn't aware of that and you're right it's still an XLS file.
How would I save it then as a 2013 file?
Thanks.
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Use Save As, and choose xlsx as file type.
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@Qlemo - OK we're good,. Thank you.
Steve
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