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"File does not begin with %PDF-" Error When Attempting to Open a Report/Form in Bi Publisher (Doc ID 1496007.1)

Last updated on MAY 12, 2021

Applies to:

Primavera Contract Management - Version 14.0 to 14.2 [Release 14 to 14.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


 This troubleshooting document will assist resolving the following error that may occur when trying to open a report or form in BI Publisher:

file does not begin with %PDF

Troubleshooting Steps

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In this Document
Troubleshooting Steps
 Cause 1: The Report or Form is using the Incorrect Data Model
 Cause 2: The Data Model and Dataset are not using a valid JDBC.

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