Opening A Financial Report In Excel Fails With: File Is Corrupt And Cannot Be Opened (Doc ID 1957211.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 26, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle Fusion General Ledger Cloud Service - Version 11.1.8.0.0 and later
Oracle Fusion General Ledger - Version 11.1.8.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 11.1.8.0.0 version

When attempting to open an FR report in Excel, the following error occurs.

ERROR
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The file is corrupt and cannot be opened.

The issue can be reproduced with the following steps:
1. Go to Financial Reporting Center from General Accounting
Navigate to Shared Folders > Custom > Financials > Modified
2. Click on Excel output
It will ask to open or save. Click on Open
3. A warning message from Excel is displayed:
 

5. When clicking on yes, the error is shown.


Cause

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