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Can't open an Excel file after exporting from ABL

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TitleCan't open an Excel file after exporting from ABL
URL Namecan-t-open-an-excel-file-after-exporting-from-abl
Article Number000118080
EnvironmentProduct: OpenEdge
Version: 11.7.x
OS: Windows
Other: Telerik Reporting
Question/Problem Description
Running an ABL procedure to export a Telerik Report document to XLS format using the Telerik Reporting API, the file can't be open with Excel.  It seems that some properties or something configured during the exporting is not allowing the document to be opened. XLS document can be open using LibreOffice and  is open properly, but it looks like there are some extra columns. 
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Cause
Issue is a Telerik Reporting API that is exporting the document with garbage in the document, which makes Excel to report a problem with the final document.  ABL is just calling the API and running the methods as any other language. 
Resolution
Contact Telerik group to resolve the issue with the API and how to format properly the Telerik Reporting template. 
Workaround
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Last Modified Date11/20/2020 6:59 AM
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