_Workbook.Excel8CompatibilityMode Property

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

Namespace:  Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel
Assembly:  Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel (in Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel.dll)

bool Excel8CompatibilityMode { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean

In compatibility mode, certain functionality is disabled or functions differently. For example, in short_Excel2007 there are more rows and columns available as compared to the earlier versions of Excel. Also structured referencing is available in short_Excel2007.