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PM79534: Running a report to Excel 2007 format that has a special character creates corrupt output file

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APAR status

  • Closed as fixed if next.

Error description

  • When running an SAP report that contains a special character,
    such as the degree symbol, it works fine in all others except
    for Excel 2007. When running it to Excel 2007, the following
    error is returned when trying to open the file:??Excel found
    unreadable content in <ReportName>. Do you want to recover the
    contents of this workbook? If you trust the source of this
    workbook, click Yes.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

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    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * All Users                                                    *
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    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See error description.                                       *
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    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Upgrade to IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2 Refresh     *
    * Pack 1                                                       *
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Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM79534

  • Reported component name

    COG INSTALL CON

  • Reported component ID

    5724W12IC

  • Reported release

    A11

  • Status

    CLOSED FIN

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2012-12-19

  • Closed date

    2013-06-11

  • Last modified date

    2013-06-11

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    COG ADMINISTRAT

  • Fixed component ID

    5724W12AD

Applicable component levels

  • RA21 PSN

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
11 June 2013