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1713639 - Error:"Excel Found unreadable content in 'File name .xlsx'..." when exporting WebI reports with brackets in hyperlinks in Business Intelligence 4.0


  • Some of the Web Intelligence (WebI) reports when scheduled to Excel format (.xlsx) runs successful by generating excel instances; however when opened throws an excel error message:

"Excel Found unreadable content in 'File name .xlsx"

  • This error occurs only with .xlsx format; report works fine when using .xls format.



  • Business Intelligence 4.0 Support Package 02 Patch 13
  • Microsoft Office 2007 Service Pack 2
  • Any Windows platform


SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.1


MS Office 2007 , KBA , BI-BIP-ADM , BI Servers, security, Crystal Reports in Launchpad , Bug Filed

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