Financial Reporting (FR) Error "Excel cannot open the file because the file format or file extension is not valid" (Doc ID 1914763.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 08, 2016

Applies to:

Hyperion BI+ - Version 11.1.2.3.500 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Exporting Financial Reporting (FR) reports to Excel fails with the following error message:

Excel cannot open the file because the file format or file extension is not valid. Verify that the file has not been corrupted and that the file extension matches the format of the files.

Cause

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