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Definition: BIFF Clipboard Format PSS ID Number: Q36480 Article last modified on 12-19-1988 PSS database name: PSS


BIFF Clipboard Format:

Acronym for BInary File Format. This format lets you maintain all formatting information when you cut and paste information bewtween Microsoft Excel worksheets.

The SYLK and DIF spreadsheet formats lack the ability to describe the many attributes a Microsoft Excel worksheet can have, such as multiple fonts and sizes, variable-size columns and rows, cell borders, custom data formats, etc.

Copyright Microsoft Corporation 1988.