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"Unable to load the Excel template" error message when you run the import Flowchart Data Wizard in Visio 2000
Article ID: 265122 - View products that this article applies to.
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In the products listed at the beginning of this article, if you have Microsoft Excel 95 installed and you start the Import Flowchart Data Wizard, you receive the following error message:
Then the wizard does not continue.
Unable to load the Excel template. Make sure the following file was installed correctly and then try again: C:\Program Files\Visio\Solutions\Flowchart\Flowchart Data Template.xlt
The Flowchart Data Template.xlt file was saved in Microsoft Excel 97 format. If you have Excel 95 installed, the Import Flowchart Data Wizard tries to read the Excel 97 file, which results in the error message mentioned in the "Symptoms" section.
To resolve this problem, obtain Microsoft Visio 2000 Service Release 1 (SR-1).
To obtain SR-1, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
263721To temporarily work around this problem, open the Flowchart Data Template.xlt file in Excel 97, and then resave the file in Excel 95 format.
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/263721/ )Overview of the Visio 2000 Service Release 1 (SR-1) Update
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was corrected in Microsoft Visio 2000 SR-1.
Article ID: 265122 - Last Review: January 27, 2007 - Revision: 2.2