Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Checking for Compatibility with Earlier Office Versions
In Excel, click this button
to create a worksheet that
contains the compatibility
Figure 4-2 For each compatibility issue, the compatibility checker provides details about the
issue and explains which Office versions are affected.
When you work with a document in one of the Office 97–2003 formats, Office 2010 uses
compatibility mode , as indicated in the program’s caption. In compatibility mode,
commands and features that are not supported by the older document format are unavailable.
You can easily restore full functionality to a document if you’re working in compatibility
mode. On the Info tab in Backstage view, click the Convert button. The Save As dialog box
then appears so you can save the document in an Office 2010 format.