Or maybe they are struggling with keeping track of their projects. Just trying to help here, so don't take it the wrong way The image of the error message says the excel file has things that make it impossible to open via SharePoint. Other Excel files from the sharepoint server continue to force it to crash. Here is a that talks about this limitation further. I can said that is not Server issue, because most of the users can open it using Excel program. Jay I've seen a thread that suggests there are files required for the SharePoint integration, that Office 2011 has that Office 2016 does not.
Our help desk usually fixes the error by a repair to office web components, or something like that. One important thing to note is that… Office Online is not a replacement for desktop Office applications, like Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Here we would list some suggestions to help you fix it. What is the suffix of your problematic excel file? If you are using SmartArt shapes to draw charts and diagrams in your Word, Excel or PowerPoint, please note that some shapes are not supported. If the app isn't on the list, click Choose another app. Hi, Test if you can open other excel files in your native language site collection.
Visit the dedicated to share, explore and talk to experts about Microsoft Teams. However doing the same thing in the portuguese site collection did not worked. Please note that this will alter the behavior for the whole site collection all document libraries at once. If you trust the links, update them to get the latest data. Step 3: Click Save, and then Open folder to open the folder where the file is located, then right-click the desktop bar, select the Open with option in the coming option list. Appreciated if you have any solution Thanks Wayne McKnife it is a normal Excel file without any formula. Off is the default setting for Local intranet.
If you have feedback for TechNet Subscriber Support, contact. This works for some people, and worked for me in the past. Finally it worked for me! It could be that Microsoft isn't getting much feedback about the issue. Can anyone think of anything to resolve this, or has anyone run into this before. Recent versions of SharePoint, such as SharePoint 2016 or SharePoint Online don't require ActiveX and are compatible with 64-bit Office and Internet Explorer. Check the Always use this app to open box.
In SharePoint Server 2016, select a file, click More on the command bar, and click Download, or right-click the document, and then click Download. ForSharePoint Server 2010, click the down arrow on a file, click Send to, and then click Download a copy. I am using Office 2016. Syncing creates a local folder on your desktop machine where you can open and edit files easily. I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling Office 365 Pro Plus and Chrome several times now. Note: If you upgraded from an earlier version of Office to Office 2013 or Office 2016 on your computer, you might still have older versions of some programs like Visio and Project. For example, if a spreadsheet is opened as a.
If the file opened previously, but now doesn't, there could be a problem with a corrupt file, or the format is not compatible with any of your apps. This is a user-to-user forum, so posting about the problem here doesn't mean anyone from Microsoft will see it. It might be caused by one of following two reasons: 1. Looks like it is a new update or something that is breaking it again. I created a container and linked files with some test data.
For SharePoint Server 2010, click the down arrow on a file, click Send to, and then click Download a copy. Maybe something like format in your excel file is not recognized by your native language. When sharing files in SharePoint, be sure your users have compatible versions of Office for documents. If you have access to the old install you can copy them over and it may work, but I've not been able to get it working myself. I have workaround as below: 1. Perhaps they are looking to streamline their document management process.
Step 5: Close the app and try double clicking the file to see if it opens the correct app. My desktop at home manually logging into Sharepoint will crash Excel when attempting to open files. If you're using an early version of SharePoint and Windows, it may use ActiveX controls to launch documents. I am an unpaid volunteer and do not work for Microsoft. In most cases the linked file was on the desktop of the user.
Anticipating that may be the issue. The second error is usually thrown when a none Ms browser, such as Chrome or Firefox is used to try and open the file. When I create the site collection in English, the excel file opens in Excel Online, however when I create the site collection in my native language Portuguese , the excel file does not open in Excel Online and delivers me the error message not possible to open the document, as this can be damaged or it's in a format that is not supported. Do you want to open the file in Excel online or in client Excel? Not all users having this issue, only certain user cannot open it through Excel program. It was purchased and downloaded onto my old MacBook Pro 2009 back in April 2015- and I was able to open Excel files from my SharePoint site just fine.