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More Excel - Open Office "help"

Postby bigken117 » Fri Mar 21, 2008 10:14 pm

How the heck do you open an .ods file with Excel? I always get some lame error. Most likely from microsoft not recognizing the little guy. I can host it through Google Docs and export it to xls, but I'd like to avoid the middle man if ever possible.

I don't have Excel at home, I don't have open office at work . Some rankin.....um, files may be on a thumb drive to be worked on at multiple locations.

No problem opening xls with openoffice.
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Re: More Excel - Open Office "help"

Postby Amazinz » Fri Mar 21, 2008 11:26 pm

Can you install on your work computer? There is an Excel add-in for ODF:

ODF Add-in for Excel
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Re: More Excel - Open Office "help"

Postby Ryno23 » Wed Mar 26, 2008 4:29 pm

Save your sheet in .xls format within OpenOffice.
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Re: More Excel - Open Office "help"

Postby OneLoveBoomer » Wed Mar 26, 2008 7:34 pm

Ryno23 wrote:Save your sheet in .xls format within OpenOffice.


yeah that will certainly do the trick ;-D
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