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    Excel - File, New worbook .FileFormat (Excel XP)

    I'm testing an unsaved workbook to determine what file extension I should assign as part of my controlled save. An extensive list of file formats is available to me from the help Files (attached as a Module), but I can't see why I'd consider any one of them apart from "xlWorkbookNormal". This format seems to me to be the only possible case resulting from an Excel-XP File, new command.

    Excel seems to determine the type of workbook as a result of the File saveAs command, rather than the File New command (as in Word).

    Am I wrong?

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    Re: Excel - File, New worbook .FileFormat (Excel XP)

    You are correct. An unsaved file has to file type assigned. The file type is assigned when the file is saved. The type assigned then will be either the type specifically assigned by the user, or the default type for the file type selected in the SaveAs "Save as type" box.
    Legare Coleman

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    Re: Excel - File, New worbook .FileFormat (Excel X

    Legare, thanks for the confirmation.

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