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Unable to read the file

I have created an excel file in Excel 2003 STD Edition. The size of the file is about 10 MB. It has no links to other excel files. It is showing "Unable to read the file". Can u solve this problem ?

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  • Gerald Russell
    Gerald Russell May 11, 2010

    are you trying to read it with the same version that you created it with?



    10 MB is pretty big - how many rows?

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Probably the file is corrupted.
search in google if there is any program to cure the file or do another think, get this file to another pc/laptop and try if it opens there.

Posted on Mar 10, 2009

  • s4singapore Mar 10, 2009

    probably the file is corrupted.

    search in google if there is any program to cure the file or do another think, get this file to another pc/laptop and try if it opens there.

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Size of the excel file increased from 721 KB to 50MB


Many businesses use Excel to track their data and expenses.
However, you can run into problems when files grow too big.
Try reducing the size of your Excel files in different ways to eliminate your storage problems.
Remove unnecessary graphics and fonts from the Excel file.
Simple report data doesn't need a lot of excess formatting to make it attractive.
If you need to keep different fonts in your file, reduce some of the font sizes you originally used.
Reduce the number of pivot tables you allow in your data analysis.
Run your pivot table wizard when dealing with involved calculations.
When given options to format the file, choose those that allow the data to refresh instead of adding a new table.
Input your data, close the file and save as an Excel (XLS format) file and as an HTML (XML format) file.
To do this, choose "XML Data" in the "Save as type" drop down box.
Change the name of your document as well, so you can tell the difference between the two files.
Open the XML file and save it back into the regular XLS file to create a smaller file than the original.
Again, rename this file, as well as changing its type. This act removes odd programming left from past calculations since the last "save."
Check into file compression software such as OzGrid.
These products exist because you cannot open a file once it gets too big.
Compress the XLS data by compelling the program to recalculate the cells used for your file.

Excel File Size Reduce Software 7.0
http://www.newfreedownloads.com/Business/Spreadsheets/Excel-File-Size-Reduce-Software.html

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Microsoft Excel files can contain thousands of cells filled with data.
When you combine this information with graphics, such as charts and graphs, as well as ever-expanding links to other worksheets, you can end up with an enormous file that takes up precious system space and slows Excel down.
While there are many software programs available that promise to shrink Excel files, there are many ways to reduce the bulk without downloading a new application.

1. Click on any cell in the Excel file you want to reduce.
Open the "Go To" dialog box in Excel 2007 by clicking the "Find" drop-down arrow on the Home tab of the ribbon and selecting "Go To."
In Excel 2003 or earlier, go to the "Edit" menu and select "Go To."
You can also use the keyboard shortcut "Ctrl+G" in any version of Excel.
2. Click the "Special" button on the "Go To" dialog box.
Select "Blanks" and click "OK." Click the "Clear" drop-down in the "Editing" group in Excel 2007 and select "Clear All."
In Excel 2003 or earlier, go to the "Edit" menu, point to "Clear" and select "All." This will clear any blank cells to help reduce the file size.


3. Go to the very last cell containing data in the Excel file.
Select the entire row beneath this cell by clicking the number to the left of it.
Hold "Ctrl+Shift" and then press the down arrow key to select all of the cells beneath this point.

4. Click the "Clear" drop-down in the "Editing" group in Excel 2007 and select "Clear All."
In Excel 2003 or earlier, go to the "Edit" menu, point to "Clear" and select "All."
Select the column to the right of the last cell. Hold "Ctrl+Shift" and then press the right arrow key. Again, select "Clear All."
5. Repeat Steps 1 through 5 for any other Excel files that are linked to the workbook you are trying to reduce.
Save the files and then check the new file size by clicking the "Office Button" in Excel 2007.
Point to "Prepare" and then click on "Properties." In Excel 2003 or earlier, go to the "File" menu and select "Properties."
The file size will be listed on the "General" tab.



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Reduce the size of excel file


Many businesses use Excel to track their data and expenses.
However, you can run into problems when files grow too big.
Try reducing the size of your Excel files in different ways to eliminate your storage problems.
Remove unnecessary graphics and fonts from the Excel file.
Simple report data doesn't need a lot of excess formatting to make it attractive.
If you need to keep different fonts in your file, reduce some of the font sizes you originally used.
Reduce the number of pivot tables you allow in your data analysis.
Run your pivot table wizard when dealing with involved calculations.
When given options to format the file, choose those that allow the data to refresh instead of adding a new table.


Input your data, close the file and save as an Excel (XLS format) file and as an HTML (XML format) file.
To do this, choose "XML Data" in the "Save as type" drop down box.
Change the name of your document as well, so you can tell the difference between the two files.

Open the XML file and save it back into the regular XLS file to create a smaller file than the original.
Again, rename this file, as well as changing its type. This act removes odd programming left from past calculations since the last "save."
Check into file compression software such as OzGrid.
These products exist because you cannot open a file once it gets too big.
Compress the XLS data by compelling the program to recalculate the cells used for your file.


Excel File Size Reduce Software 7.0
http://www.newfreedownloads.com/Business/Spreadsheets/Excel-File-Size-Reduce-Software.html

http://www.ozgrid.com/
or
Microsoft Excel files can contain thousands of cells filled with data.
When you combine this information with graphics, such as charts and graphs, as well as ever-expanding links to other worksheets, you can end up with an enormous file that takes up precious system space and slows Excel down.
While there are many software programs available that promise to shrink Excel files, there are many ways to reduce the bulk without downloading a new application.

1. Click on any cell in the Excel file you want to reduce.
Open the "Go To" dialog box in Excel 2007 by clicking the "Find" drop-down arrow on the Home tab of the ribbon and selecting "Go To."
In Excel 2003 or earlier, go to the "Edit" menu and select "Go To."
You can also use the keyboard shortcut "Ctrl+G" in any version of Excel.
2. Click the "Special" button on the "Go To" dialog box.
Select "Blanks" and click "OK." Click the "Clear" drop-down in the "Editing" group in Excel 2007 and select "Clear All."
In Excel 2003 or earlier, go to the "Edit" menu, point to "Clear" and select "All." This will clear any blank cells to help reduce the file size.


3. Go to the very last cell containing data in the Excel file.
Select the entire row beneath this cell by clicking the number to the left of it.
Hold "Ctrl+Shift" and then press the down arrow key to select all of the cells beneath this point.

4. Click the "Clear" drop-down in the "Editing" group in Excel 2007 and select "Clear All."
In Excel 2003 or earlier, go to the "Edit" menu, point to "Clear" and select "All."
Select the column to the right of the last cell. Hold "Ctrl+Shift" and then press the right arrow key. Again, select "Clear All."
5. Repeat Steps 1 through 5 for any other Excel files that are linked to the workbook you are trying to reduce.
Save the files and then check the new file size by clicking the "Office Button" in Excel 2007.
Point to "Prepare" and then click on "Properties." In Excel 2003 or earlier, go to the "File" menu and select "Properties."
The file size will be listed on the "General" tab.



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