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Is there any differences in the file format saved by different LibreOffice releases? [closed]

asked 2012-07-14 12:06:10 +0100

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updated 2015-10-22 16:25:21 +0100

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It is noticed that LibreOffice got releases frequently, I would like to know if these different releases affect the "format" of a *.xls file saved by LibreOffice Cals?

As I will develop a program that will read the data from a *.xls worksheet template created by LibreOffice Cals, I just would like to know if there are tiny differences in the format of *.xls documents saved by different releases of LibreOffice Cals. Any difference may affect the performance of the program.

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.xls are not native, which means, you calc find its a foreign language, it translate it into native while processing and then translate it back if you still want .xls.

jiero gravatar imagejiero ( 2013-02-20 06:22:02 +0100 )edit

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answered 2013-02-20 00:32:53 +0100

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Hi Anonymous,

Any tweak to our XLS import or export filters can affect the way that we process and write out our XLS files. For the specifics on what has changed, I believe that this code lives under filter/source/:

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