OBIEE 11g - Error Received in Excel 2007 when Attempting to Open Exported Analysis: "The file you are trying to open is in a different format than specified by the file extension"
Last updated on JANUARY 31, 2017
Applies to:Business Intelligence Server Enterprise Edition - Version 184.108.40.206.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
After exporting an Analysis from OBIEE, this message can occur when trying to open it in Excel 2007:
"The file you are trying to open , File Name.xls is in a different format than specified by the file extension. Verify that the file isn't corrupted and is from a trusted source before opening the file, do you want to open the file now?"
When the user clicks 'Yes', it displays this message:
"The file is corrupted and cannot be opened"
Why does the error appear?
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