Converting a 2007 Excel Spreadsheet w/ 2003


G

Greg

Does anyone know why a 2007 excel spreadsheet, opened in 2003 excel (using
the convert utility) then saved as a .xls is more than 2X the size of the
original .xlsx file??

Is there anyway I can do in 2003 excel to keep the file size similar to the
xlsx file??

Thanks

Greg
 
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J

Jim Rech

Is there anyway I can do in 2003 excel to keep the file size similar to
I don't think so. The new file format is totally different, and usually
smaller than the old because it's zipped.

--
Jim
| Does anyone know why a 2007 excel spreadsheet, opened in 2003 excel (using
| the convert utility) then saved as a .xls is more than 2X the size of the
| original .xlsx file??
|
| Is there anyway I can do in 2003 excel to keep the file size similar to
the
| xlsx file??
|
| Thanks
|
| Greg
 
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G

Greg

Thanks, Jim. I appreciate your response.

Jim Rech said:
I don't think so. The new file format is totally different, and usually
smaller than the old because it's zipped.

--
Jim
| Does anyone know why a 2007 excel spreadsheet, opened in 2003 excel (using
| the convert utility) then saved as a .xls is more than 2X the size of the
| original .xlsx file??
|
| Is there anyway I can do in 2003 excel to keep the file size similar to
the
| xlsx file??
|
| Thanks
|
| Greg
 

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