Cannot View BI Publisher (formerly XML Publisher) Report Output In Excel Format or XHTML

(Doc ID 359875.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 09, 2016

Applies to:

BI Publisher (formerly XML Publisher) - Version 11.5 and later
Oracle Concurrent Processing - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The BI Publisher (formerly XML Publisher) report opens in PDF and HTML formats, but the output does not open for EXCEL.

The browser page displays:

"Microsoft Excel
File cannot be opened because: Invalid at the top level of the document.
Line 1, Position 1.
Authentication failed."


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