2517992 - Export to excel creates corrupt file | SAP Knowledge Base Article

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2517992 - Export to excel creates corrupt file

Symptom

The 'Export to excel' function of an ALV grid creates a corrupt xlsx file, which cannot be opened by Microsoft Excel.
The error message is the following: "We found a problem with some content in 'export.XLSX'. Do you want us to try to recover as much as we can? If you trust the source of this workbook, click Yes."

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After clicking "Yes", there is another popup, which describes an illegal xml character:

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Environment

  • Web Dynpro for ABAP
  • SAP NetWeaver
  • SAP Web Application Server for SAP S/4HANA all versions

Product

SAP NetWeaver all versions ; SAP Web Application Server for SAP S/4HANA all versions

Keywords

Web Dynpro; Webdynpro, export to excel, alv, corrupt, xml, illegal character, wrong character, misplaced character, popup, excel warning, try to open, not possible, XML, not opening, warning, popup , KBA , BC-WD-CMP-ALV-ABA , Web Dynpro ALV for ABAP , BC-WD-ABA , Web Dynpro ABAP , BC-WD-ABA-REN , Web Dynpro ABAP Rendering , BC-WD-ABA-CFG , Configuration / Personalization , BC-WD-ABA-GEN , Web Dynpro ABAP Generation , BC-WD-ABA-RUN , Web Dynpro ABAP Runtime , Problem

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