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    Google XLSX formated files don't import into FM13

      Summary

      Google XLSX formated files don't import into FM13

      Product

      FileMaker Pro

      Version

      13.0v5

      Operating system version

      OS X 10.9.5

      Description of the issue

      When trying to import an XLSX file that was created by Google Sheets, FileMaker throws an error messaging saying that the file type isn't supported.  Here's another thread on this issue: http://forums.filemaker.com/posts/86080d05a8

      Steps to reproduce the problem

      Go to Google Sheets
      Create a new sheet
      Type in some text (optional)
      Download file as XLSX
      Try to open file in FM 13

      Expected result

      XLSX file would get imported into FM table/fields

      Actual result

      FileMaker throws an error message

      Exact text of any error message(s) that appear

      The selected Excel workbook has an unsupported file format.  Please convert the workbook to the Excel 2007, or Excel 2008 file format and try again.

      Workaround

      Open the file in Excel, save the file (no changes need to be made before saving), try and open again and it is happy.

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