E-QR: Unable To Download Query To Excel: "Excel cannot open the file because the file format or file extension is not valid. Verify that the file has not been corrupted and that the file extension matches the format of the file."

(Doc ID 2345506.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 22, 2018

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.55 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Query Manager runs to success, but errors are encountered using Download to Excel.
 
ERROR
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"Excel cannot open the file because the file format or file extension is not valid. Verify that the file has not been corrupted and that the file extension matches the format of the file."
alert('Unexpected exception in CApiObjectAdapterObjRef::DoMethod for Query.FormatBinaryResultString\n\n');Invalid parameter 1 for function WriteBinary. (2,116) WEBLIB_QUERY.ISCRIPT1.FieldFormula Name:IScript_ToExcel PCPC:4875 Statement:70


Cause

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