R12: OIE: Oracle Internet Expenses: Error: "Cannot run the macro "apwexpmc.xls!ChangeExpenseType"" when choosing the expense type in Expenses Disconnected Spreadsheet

(Doc ID 2156284.1)

Last updated on JUNE 30, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Internet Expenses - Version 12.1.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When attempting to import spreadsheet to the expense report, an error appears when choosing a different expense type in the excel file.

In the spreadsheet error is: Cannot run the macro "apwexpmc.xls!ChangeExpenseType". The macro may not be available in this workbook or all macros may be disabled.

In the application error is: Line1: Expense Type: Please enter a value in this field

Final Result: Expense type in the Expense Report is empty.

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Fill data in excel spreadsheet.
2. Copy/paste in the application
3. Notice that Expense Type is not imported.


 New expense type addition in the Expense Template trigger such behavior.


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