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"The File Format And Extension Of "Report.xls" Don't Match. The File Can Be Corrupted Or Unsafe. Unless You Trust Its Source, Don't Open It. Do You Want To Open It Anyway ?" When Attempting To Run A User-Defined Report. (Doc ID 2907028.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 03, 2022

Applies to:

Primavera Unifier - Version 18.8.1.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to run a user-defined report in Unifier and extract the Excel Format, the following error occurs.

ERROR
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 "The file format and extension of "report.xls" don't match. The file can be corrupted or unsafe. unless you trust its source, don't open it. Do you want to open it anyway ?"

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

  1.  Log in to the environment,
  2.  Go to Reports,
  3.  Run a user-defined report,
  4.  Extract the Excel Format,
  5.  The following error occurs:
  6.  "The file format and extension of "report.xls" don't match. The file can be corrupted or unsafe. unless you trust its source, don't open it. Do you want to open it anyway ?"

Cause

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