Microsoft KB Archive/170492
Article ID: 170492
Article Last Modified on 10/22/2000
- Microsoft Excel 97 Standard Edition
This article was previously published under Q170492
In Microsoft Excel 97, when you open a Lotus 1-2-3 version 5.0 .wk4 file, you may receive the following error message:
If you click Details, you receive an error message similar to the following:
This error message occurs when the .wk4 file contains an embedded bitmap graphic.
To corect this problem, install Microsoft Excel 97 Service Release 1 (SR-1).
To work around this problem, use either of the following methods:
- Remove the embedded bitmap from the .wk4 file before you attempt to open the document in Microsoft Excel 97. -or-
- Open, and then save the .wk4 file in Microsoft Excel version 7.0 before you open the file in Microsoft Excel 97.
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Microsoft Excel 97 for Windows. This problem was corrected in Microsoft Excel SR-1.
For additional information about SR-1, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
172475 How to Obtain and Install MS Office 97 SR-1
Lotus 1-2-3 is manufactured by Lotus Corporation, a vendor independent of Microsoft; we make no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding this product's performance or reliability.
For more information about converting Lotus 1-2-3 files, click the Index tab in Microsoft Excel Help, type the following text
converting files, from lotus 1-2-3
and then double-click the selected text to go to the "Convert worksheets between Lotus 1-2-3 and Microsoft Excel" topic.
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