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Error message: "The following features from your workbook will not be saved in the XML Spreadsheet"
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When you try to save a workbook in the XML Spreadsheet 2003 format in Microsoft Office Excel 2007, you may receive an error message that resembles the following error message:
To determine the unique number that is associated with the message that you receive, press CTRL+SHIFT+I. The following number appears in the lower-right corner of this message:
Filename may contain features which are not compatible with XML spreadsheet 2003. Do you want to keep the workbook in this format?
When you try to save a workbook in the XML Spreadsheet 2003 format in Microsoft Excel 2002, you may receive the following error message:
The following features from your workbook will not be saved in the XML Spreadsheet:
* AutoShapes, other objects, or charts
* VB project
Do you want to continue saving as an XML Spreadsheet?
The XML Spreadsheet format cannot save various types of objects and data.
When you save an Excel workbook in XML Spreadsheet format, the following types of objects and data are not saved with the file: