If you receive the error message:
“It is possible the file is not an Excel file or has protected mode enabled. See the related items for more information”
while importing an Excel loss run into LORAN. Make sure your file does not have Protected View enabled:
If protected view is enabled, a header should pop up when opening the Excel file like so:
If this header pops up you can disable protected view by following these steps:
1. Click on the 'File" tab of Excel. Next click "More...", and then "Options".
A menu will pop-up. Click on "Trust Center" in the left sidebar notated by the green arrow in the picture below. This will open up to the Trust Center page where the Trust Center Settings can be accessed notated by the blue arrow.
On the Trust Center menu, click "Protected View".
To disable protected view, uncheck the 3 boxes shown below. Click "OK".
This will disable protected view allowing you to make edits as well as import the file into LORAN.