Microsoft KB Archive/171463
Article ID: 171463
Article Last Modified on 10/20/2000
- Microsoft Excel 97 Standard Edition
This article was previously published under Q171463
When you open a workbook that was created in an earlier version of Microsoft Excel, and then save the workbook, the following error message appears:
When you click OK, the file is saved.
NOTE: This message occurs even if you don't make any changes in the file.
This problem occurs when you do the following:
- You open a file that was created in an earlier version of Microsoft Excel. -and-
- The workbook contains a chart with a chart area formatted with a pattern instead of a solid color. -and-
- You save the workbook in the Microsoft Excel 5.0/95 Workbook (*.xls) format.
To correct this problem, install Microsoft Excel 97 Service Release 1 (SR-1).
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
Additional query words: XL97 sr1
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