Saving target file
Thread poster: Anne Greaves

Anne Greaves  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 10:31
French to English
Dec 9, 2019

Hello
I'm translating an excel document on fashion. I had no problem saving the target file yesterday, but today am getting the message "failed to save content: sheet name leather contains any of the following forbidden characters \ / : ? *. The only ones I can see are colons, and removing them makes no difference. I can't understand why they would be forbidden anyway.
Grateful for any help.


 

Natalie  Identity Verified
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Hi Anne Dec 9, 2019

Simply do not rename the sheet(s).

BTW, colon is a forbidden symbol - you cannot use it in filenames, the same is true for Excel sheets.

Natalia


 

Anne Greaves  Identity Verified
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Thanks Dec 9, 2019

Hi Natalia,
Thanks. Problem is the sheet name itself contains none of these characters, so have no idea what else to try.


 

Natalie  Identity Verified
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Sheet Dec 9, 2019

Anne, I don't mean the filename - your Excel file must be a 'workbook' (or whatever it is called in English, I have Polish Windows) that includes one or more worksheets; their names are visible at the bottom of the xls:

Worksheet 1


 

Anne Greaves  Identity Verified
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Thanks Dec 9, 2019

Hi Natalia
Thanks for your help, finally sorted it!


 


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