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icXL FAQ

What's New in Version 3.0?
What's New in Version 2.x?
I am a registered icExcel 1.x or 2.x customer. Do I receive a free upgrade to icXL 3.0?
What is not supported by icXL?
What are the limitations?
Do I need to ask people who send me Excel files to save the spreadsheet in a specific format?
Is icXL multilingual?
icXL doesn't open my MS Excel file. What should I do?
What gets converted to AppleWorks?
Does icXL handle Comma or Tab delimited files?

What's New in Version 3.0?

  • icXL 3.0 shows spreadsheet files saved in Microsoft Excel 2007 (xlsx)
  • icXL 3.0 provides support for Mac OS 10.6 (Snow Leopard)

Bug Fixes:

  • All bugs reported by our users (spreadsheet not opening) have been fixed
  • Better opening of files with complex names

What's New in Version 2.x?

  • icExcel 2.x shows spreadsheet files saved in Microsoft Excel XML format (MS XML-SS)
  • icExcel 2.x saves spreadsheets in Microsoft Excel XML format

Improvements in Usability:

  • CSV importer now recognizes quoted text
  • Shows Excel text boxes, Word Art and various other elements
  • Support of files created by the Central European version of Microsoft Excel

Bug Fixes:

  • All bugs reported by our users (spreadsheet not opening) have been fixed
  • Better printing on some inkjet printers in Mac OS 8.6 and 9.x

I am a registered icExcel 1.x or 2.x customer. Do I receive a free upgrade to icXL 3.0?

The upgrade to version 3.x is a paying upgrade for users who have purchased icExcel 2.x or 1.x before January 2008.
Please contact
support@panergy-software.com to get the details of the upgrade procedure.
For users having purchased icExcel 2.2 after January 2008 please contact support@panergy-software.com to get the details of the free upgrade procedure.

What is not supported by icXL?

Charts, Comments, Callouts, Strikethrough lines, Macros.

What are the limitations?

There are no limitations, but you may want to give icXL a large memory partition when opening large documents on Mac OS 9.

Do I need to ask people who send me Excel files to save the spreadsheet in a specific format?

No. icXL supports the Excel document formats ".xls" and ".xlsx", that are the native formats of Microsoft Excel.

Is icXL multilingual?

icXL works with all the Western European, Eastern European and Far-Eastern languages supported by the Mac OS.

icXL doesn't open my Microsoft Excel file. What should I do?

This shouldn't happen normally, but if it does, try allocating more memory to icExcel on Mac OS 9 . If this still doesn't help, send the original Excel file to support@panergy-software.com. We will check the problem and send you an answer.

What gets converted to AppleWorks?

The AppleWorks spreadsheet, which is created, will include text, styles and pictures in the proper size. Formulas are not converted.

Does icXL handle Comma or Tab delimited files?

Yes, icXL opens files, which generally appear with the extensions .csv or .tsv.