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Cannot open spreadsheets

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I installed SIMUL8 on a Mac using Wine. It generally works okay, but when I try to open an existing spreadsheet or create a new one I get the following error message:

"Spreadsheet display cannot be opened: installation of another application might have damaged some of your SIMUL8 files. Reinstall or call support to open spreadsheets."

Please advise - thanks.


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    Have you got EXCEL installed on your VM? I would send an email to support@simul8.com in case Wine is not compatible with what Simul8 uses for spreadsheets.

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    Excel is installed on my Mac, but Wine is not a VM. I looked into installing Excel on Wine but it doesn't seem straightforward, and may not be possible. Will try support, thanks.

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