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Deckhand

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Jan 4, 2008
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Hi there,

I have both Excel and Numbers installed on my MacBook Pro.

When I try to open an existing file in Excel, the file opens in Numbers.

How do I make my existing Excel files open in Excel?

Regards/DH
 

JAT

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Dec 31, 2001
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Find the file in Finder, right click and select Open With....Other. Click Always Open With and then open with Excel.
 
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Gregg2

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May 22, 2008
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I think that once you use Open With and then save the Excel file, um, in Excel, it will open in Excel the next time with a double click.
 
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JAT

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Dec 31, 2001
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No problem. BTW, this isn't an Excel issue, it's a general file format issue handled by the OS. Both Mac and Win have this feature. So if it comes up with any other type of file, same commands to fix it.
 
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