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We should also wonder if Information Builders has an alternative. I've created several Excel templates used by WebFOCUS reports. The organization I work at is planning to upgrade to Office 2007. As far as I know, the only way to continue to edit the Excel templates is to keep Excel 2003 running on at least one PC.
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There is also supposed to be an alternative template format in Excel 2007 that is supported in 7.7. This format does not support macros, though. I got this information as part of our research for the next release (we haven't tried this yet).