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Re: Microsoft Does It Again




Am 21.08.2018 um 17:14 schrieb Stephen P. Molnar:
> I'm not trying to start a flame war or bash Microsoft (let's fact it, they don't pay attention), but I have a problem with an Excel file.
> 
> For reasons unbeknownst to me, somehow it got saved as an Excel OOXML file.  I find that i don't have a Linux app that seems to able to open the file.  Contacting Microsoft Customer Service resulted in instructions to upgrade Excel to the current version.  THere is no way that I will spend the money to implement that suggestion.

If you can not open this with LibreOffice Calc, you may give it a shot with that Google spreadsheet thing. This is https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/, works quite well for me. Even if you probably loose some of that Excel magic in a spreadsheet.


> Is there a Linux application that will allow me to recover the contents of the file?
>