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E-AE/FL: CSV Format File Layout Output Errors With 'File Format And Extension Of .XLS Don't Match' When Opened In MS Excel (Doc ID 2517986.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 17, 2019

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.54 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

A customized app engine program writes into a file with an output format of csv but opening the said file in MS Excel generates an error. 

Error:
The file format and extension of '.xls' don't match. The file could be corrupted or unsafe. Unless you trust its source, don't open it.


On PeopleTools: 8.54
MS Excel 2016
Windows 7


 

Changes

 

Cause

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