MS-XLS Binary File Format Presentation

49 minutes, 34 seconds


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Bill Wu, Principal Development Lead for Excel, discusses the MS-XLS binary file format. The presentation includes a brief history of MS-XLS, fundamental BIFF8 concepts, common BIFF8 structures, and additional security considerations.

This talk is aimed at a developer level audience and was recorded at the Binary File Format Plugfest in October 2010. For more information about upcoming interoperability events, please visit our blog at:

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