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2450063 - "The file you are trying to open, *.sapaox, is in different format than specified by the file extension" issue

Symptom

When trying to open the AO workbooks, user getting below error:

The file you are trying to open, "*.sapaox", is in 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?


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Environment

  • SAP BusinessObjects Analysis 2.0, edition for Microsoft Office
  • SAP BusinessObjects Analysis 2.1, edition for Microsoft Office
  • SAP BusinessObjects Analysis 2.2, edition for Microsoft Office
  • SAP BusinessObjects Analysis 2.3, edition for Microsoft Office
  • SAP BusinessObjects Analysis 2.4, edition for Microsoft Office

Product

SAP BusinessObjects Analysis 2.0, edition for Microsoft Office ; SAP BusinessObjects Analysis 2.1, edition for Microsoft Office ; SAP BusinessObjects Analysis 2.2, edition for Microsoft Office ; SAP BusinessObjects Analysis 2.3, edition for Microsoft Office ; SAP BusinessObjects Analysis 2.4, edition for Microsoft Office

Keywords

KBA , BI-RA-AO-XLA , Excel Addin , Problem

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