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If you open a workbook that contains a data map, the data map is imported as a picture and appears in black and white.
If you double-click the data map, you receive the following error message:
Cannot start the source application for this object. There may not be enough memory available.
This behavior occurs because Microsoft Excel for Mac does not include support for data maps. Data maps are temporarily converted into pictures when you open them in Excel for Mac.
In Microsoft Excel for Windows 95, version 7.0, Microsoft Excel 97, and Microsoft Excel 2000 for Windows, you can create a data map in a worksheet by following these steps:
However, if you open a workbook that contains a data map in Excel for Mac, the following dialog box appears:
Graphics FilterWhen the workbook opens, the map appears as a black and white picture. If you select the picture, the formula bar contains a formula similar to the following:
If you save the workbook in Excel for Mac and then reopen the workbook in Microsoft Excel for Windows, the data map appears in color and opens for editing when you double-click it.