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Support for Office 2003 has ended

Microsoft ended support for Office 2003 on April 8, 2014. This change has affected your software updates and security options. Learn what this means for you and how to stay protected.

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When you save a Microsoft Excel worksheet that contains gridlines as HTML, and then open the page in a Web browser, the gridlines are not displayed.
Excel is designed not to retain gridlines when you save a worksheet as HTML.
To work around this behavior, format the cells with borders. NOTE: The borders will be displayed in the Web browser if the browser supports borders.
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Article ID: 221077 - Last Review: 01/12/2015 16:22:02 - Revision: 4.1

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