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Personal Communications Database Access utility limitations with Microsoft Office 2007

Technote (troubleshooting)


The .xlsx file format is not supported.

Resolving the problem

The following limitation applies when using Microsoft Office 2007 with Database Access:

  • The Database Access utility does not support the .xlsx file format introduced in Microsoft Office 2007.
A query result can be saved in a .xls file, which can then be edited with Microsoft Office Excel 2007.

Historical Number


Document information

More support for: Personal Communications

Software version: 5.6, 5.7, 5.8, 5.9

Operating system(s): Windows

Reference #: 1271802

Modified date: 14 February 2012

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