Excel Export Warning

QuestionsExcel Export Warning
Susan Watt asked 7 years ago

Is there any way to prevent the excel exports from getting the warning "The file you are trying to open 'report_grid.xls' is in a different format than specified by the file extension"

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Abu Ghufran answered 7 years ago

It's a common issue with new version of ms excel, but i am unable to generate this issue.

After some research, i found this lib which (by comments) is capable to remove this warning.

Can you please check it's demos, if it is working fine or not. After that, i can incorporate it in grid code lib.

Mike Sheppard answered 5 years ago

This can be solved with a registry edit (or a group policy).

Change the version to your Excel Version appropriately (Office 2003 = 11.0, Office 2007 = 12.0, Office 2010 = 14.0 and Office 2013 = 15.0).


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