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


On : version

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

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.


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