Here’s a question from Skyler:
“My xls files were created in the previous version of Excel. But now when I open the document in Excel 2016 it say its corrupted. Is there anyway to retrieve it?”
Thanks for your question and Yes there is a way to retrieve the document. We will discuss about it in the post.
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Try Compatibility mode:
Compatibility mode helps us open a workbook that was created in an earlier version of Excel and work in Compatibility Mode so that the workbook remains in a file format that can easily be opened again in the earlier version. As this mode is available in Excel 2016, there won’t be a problem in opening xls files in Excel 2016.
Create new xls file in Excel 2016:
Save all files in xls format:
To save all the creating files in xls format in Excel 2016, we can set the default file format to xls files. Read further for the procedure.
Thus opening and saving xls files in Excel 2016 can be done. Thanks for reading!