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Microsoft KB Archive/35378

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Excel Issues Error Message when Loading Multiplan Files PSS ID Number: Q35378 Article last modified on 01-09-1989 PSS database name: D_MPlan

4.00

MS-DOS

Summary:

When you load a file created in Multiplan Version 4.00 into Excel, The following error message will appear:

! File Error: data may have been lost

This is not a fatal message and you should not lose any data when you load your Multiplan Version 4.00 files into Excel.

Multiplan writes some unique records into the BIFF (Binary Interchange File Format) file at save time. When Excel encounters these records, it issues the error message. Since these Multiplan specific records are not used by Excel, you can ignore the error message that is issued when you load Multiplan Version 4.00 files into Excel.

Copyright Microsoft Corporation 1989.