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E1: OVR: One View Reports in Excel Output Format with Large Data Sets Fail with Error "Excel cannot open the file xxxxFilename.xlsx because the file format or file extension is not valid " (Doc ID 2214035.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 02, 2020

Applies to:

JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Tools - Version 9.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When trying to view one view reports in excel output format, the output file cannot be successfully opened by excel and following error is received :

Excel cannot open the file filename.xlsx 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 file.

This issue occurs when the ovr report is executed for large data set. Running the same report with limited number of rows does not throw any error and the excel file is opened successfully. 




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