E-NV/QR: Opening An nVision File Throws Error: "The file you are trying to open, is in a different format than specified by the file extension." (Doc ID 661373.1)

Last updated on APRIL 15, 2015

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
SPECIFIC TO: Enterprise, Any PeopleTools version, Excel 2007

Reviewed Currency on 05/11/2013


Symptoms

Upon opening a file or nVision layout in Excel 2007/Excel 2010, the error appears:

"The file you are trying to open, is in a different format than specified by the file extension."

Followed by an Error message for nVision

'Excel interface exception [e:\pt84907b-retail\peopletools\src\psnxl\gridapp.cpp:2048]
The file you are trying to open, 'filename.xnv', is in a different format than specified by the file extension. Verify that the file is not corrupted and is from a trusted source before opening the file. Do you want to open the file now?' Error for 'Microsoft Office Excel: '. (28,160)'

Cause

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