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Workbook.Excel8CompatibilityMode Property

Office 2007
The Excel8CompatibilityMode property provides developers with a way to check if the workbook is in compatibility mode. Read-only Boolean.

Version Information
 Version Added:  Excel 2007



expression   A variable that represents a Workbook object.


In compatibility mode, certain functionality is disabled or functions differently. For example, in Excel 2007 there are more rows and columns available as compared to the earlier versions of Excel. Also structured referencing is available in Excel 2007.