Problem opening a file

I am trying to upload an Excel file that works fine in Excel, but OpenRefine tells me to “please check the file format”. Any ideas as to what’s happening or what I need to do? Thanks.

A quick fix might be to export from Excel in a different format (e.g. tsv or csv) and see if OpenRefine can open that.

Diagnosing this kind of problem without the original file tends to be tricky - are you able to share the file that is causing the problem? Or can you recreate the problem with a different file that you can share?

Thanks for the suggestions. I was able to resolve the problem.

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