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E-PIA : Download To Excel From Grid Generates XLS file instead of XLSX (Doc ID 2631511.1)

Last updated on MAY 26, 2023

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.57 and later
PeopleSoft Enterprise HCM Payroll for North America - Version 9.2 to 9.2 [Release 9]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


While opening a spreadsheet downloaded from PeopleSoft PIA Grids "Download to Excel" functionality, you might encounter a Microsoft Office Excel warning message suggesting you verify that the file is not corrupted and that it is from a trusted source before opening it. Warning message displayed may look as shown below.

"The file format and extension of ‘ps.xls’ don’t match. The file could be corrupted or unsafe. Unless you trust its source, don’t open it. Do you want to open it anyway?"

Note: The alert message verbiage above could vary depending on the MS Office version installed in your system.



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