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Excel files read wrong in Windows
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Apr 30, 2012, 06:35 PM
When I send an Excel file to a friend who uses a Windows 7 machine, he can open the file up, but it has formating issues, and when copying some of the cells to a new spreadsheet, Windows will crash Excel when he tries to save the new file with the copied cells.

Anyone had this issue before, and know how to solve it?
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May 1, 2012, 02:58 AM
What versions of Excel on both platforms? Is it an older style .xls file or a newer .xlsx? What kind of formatting issues? What exactly is being copied that causes the problem?

More details needed.

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