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RE: Problem launching Excel with an XLSX file

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Jialiang Ge [MSFT]

Dec 17, 2007, 4:49:25 AM12/17/07
Hello Dave,

From your post, my understanding on this issue is: you wonder why it pops
out "Calculation is incomplete. Recalculate before saving?" when a xlsx
file whose calcComplete="0" is opened with Office 2007 file format
converter. If I'm off base, please feel free to let me know.

Based on my test, the message box "Calculation is incomplete. Recalculate
before saving?" is shown only if:
1. It is an xlsx file and calcCompleted="0", calcMode="auto".
2. The file is opened in Excel 2003 with Office 2007 file format converter.
Attached is a sample xlsx file that can reproduce the issue. (As you once
mentioned that you could not access the attachments in Newsgroup, I have
sent a copy to your mailbox). The sample works as expected if (a) it is
opened in Excel 2007 directly or (2) it is opened in Excel 2003 but

Therefore, my guess is that it is an issue of the Office 2007 file format
converter. I have sent an email to the product team so as to confirm it. I
will get back to you as soon as possible.

As for the second question about the lock of tmp file, would you let me
know how it happens? Does it happen when you call
Process.Start("filename.xlsx")? Do you have a file named as CVT72F? My
guess is that a process is trying to open and edit a file which is being
edited (or locked) by another process.

Jialiang Ge (, remove 'online.')
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David Thielen

Dec 17, 2007, 12:12:01 PM12/17/07

Thank you for confirming the recalc prompt problem and thank you for askign
the Excel group what is happening.

On the locked tmp file, we're at a loss. It happens on just one test system
and only happens sometimes. We are trying to figure out wht it is tied to but
my guess (and it is only a guess) is it is also some issue in the file

thanks - dave

Cubicle Wars -

Apr 12, 2014, 8:15:23 AM4/12/14
Hi Jialiang Ge,

Would very much appreciate getting a solution for this error message "Calculation is incomplete. Recalculate before saving?"
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