How to Change the Default File Extension from .Xlsx to .Xls on Microsoft Excel 2007

This article will show you how to assign .xls as the default Save format for Microsoft Excel 2007, which can be useful if you need to share a file with someone who does not have Microsoft Excel 2007

Steps

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    In Microsoft Excel 2007, click File in the top left corner.
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    Click Excel Options.
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    Click Save from the left category.
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    In Save files in this format, select Excel 97-2003 Workbook(*.xls)
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    Click OK
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    Close Microsoft Excel. Reopen it again.

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Categories: Microsoft Office | Microsoft Excel