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Microsoft KB Archive/171053

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Article ID: 171053

Article Last Modified on 8/17/2005



APPLIES TO

  • Microsoft Graph 97
  • Microsoft Graph 98 Macintosh Edition
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 98 for Macintosh
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 97 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Office 98 for Macintosh
  • Microsoft Office 97 Standard Edition



This article was previously published under Q171053

SYMPTOMS

When you attempt to insert a Symbolic Link (SYLK) file into Microsoft Graph 97 or Graph 98, the process fails without any error message.

CAUSE

Microsoft Graph supports text files, Microsoft Excel worksheet files, and Lotus 1-2-3 spreadsheet files. Microsoft Graph cannot import SYLK formatted files.

WORKAROUND

Open the SYLK file in Microsoft Excel and save the file in the Excel Workbook (.xls) format. You can now insert the file into Microsoft Graph.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in the Microsoft products listed at the beginning of this article.

MORE INFORMATION

Microsoft Graph Help incorrectly states that you can import data from a .slk file into Graph.


Additional query words: 8.0 powerpt powerpnt ppt8 graph8 import chart graph xl office crossprod kbinterop kubsage

Keywords: kbinterop kbprb KB171053