At present, the V1 tool exports XLS in an HTML format which is readable only by Microsoft Excel and not well handled by alternative Office tools. At present, XLS files from V1 do not open at all in GoogleDocs and Open as word documents in OpenOffice.

Seems to me that it would be smart to adjust the export so that the exported file was a true XLS file (or better yet - use the Open Document Format standard!

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  • In addition, the format that is exported creates an excel error prompt. "The file format is different then the file extension...

  • Agreed. In order for me to work with and save the file correctly in Excel, I have to manually save as the Excel Workbook format. A simple tweak to the output format coming from V1 would save us a headache.