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Error 'We found a problem with some content in (Excel file name)' When Exporting a Large BI Publisher Report to XLS Format (Doc ID 2379113.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 03, 2019

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service - Version 17.7 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When attempting to export a BI Publisher report with more than 65536 rows to Excel the following error occurs.

We found a problem with some content in '<filename>.xls'. Do you want us to try to recover as much as we can? If you trust the source of this workbook, click Yes.

Clicking Yes then opens the document in a protected view, but the document only contains 65536 rows.


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

  1. Log into BI Publisher.
  2. Execute the report.
  3. Open the Excel output file.
  4. Observe the reported issue.




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