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2156504 - Ad Hoc Reports - Error Message When Opening Excel file


You are trying to open an exported adhoc report as Excel file (exported offline/ export to Excel) the below error occurs:

Error: The file you are trying to open '.....' is in a different format.., Verify that the file is not corrupted..



  • SAP SuccessFactors HCM Core
  • Ad Hoc Report


SAP SuccessFactors HXM Core all versions


  • Error Opening file
  • File format
  • File is not Corrupted
, KBA , LOD-SF-ANA-ADH , Adhoc Reports & Report Builder , Problem

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