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MSOParseExcelFile activity does not parse uploaded Excel file



Error on parsing an uploaded Excel file using the out-of-the-box MSOParseExcelFile activity.

Error Messages

Unrecognized Excel template

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Create an Excel template and upload it as a binary file (use FilePath control).
  2. Download the binary file and populate it.
  3. Define an activity calling MSOParseExcelFile and pass the necessary parameters.
  4. Use the out-of-the-box FilePath control to upload the populated path.
  5. Run the Tracer.

Root Cause

The path of the file, FSFileName, sent to MSOParseExcelFile was incorrect.


Perform the below local-change:

Set FSFileName from pxRequestor.pyFileUpload.

Published February 9, 2018 - Updated October 8, 2020

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