Bug 57170 - BusinessPlan-Example failes Microsoft Office Binary File Validation
Summary: BusinessPlan-Example failes Microsoft Office Binary File Validation
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: POI
Classification: Unclassified
Component: HSSF (show other bugs)
Version: 3.10-FINAL
Hardware: PC Linux
: P2 normal (vote)
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: POI Developers List
Depends on:
Reported: 2014-10-31 09:47 UTC by Alexander Roskamp
Modified: 2014-10-31 09:47 UTC (History)
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Validation-Output / BiffViewer-Output / Sample-File (60.21 KB, application/zip)
2014-10-31 09:47 UTC, Alexander Roskamp

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Description Alexander Roskamp 2014-10-31 09:47:38 UTC
Created attachment 32170 [details]
Validation-Output / BiffViewer-Output / Sample-File

We are creating Excel-XLS files with Apache POI (Version 3.10.1-20140818). Now one of our customers is having some problems with these files. When he tries to open it with Microsoft Excel 2007, he gets a warning "Sicherheitswarnung - Office-Dateiüberprüfung" (see warning.png in zip-archive) and he has to click on "Öffnen" (open) each time he tries to open one of our excel-documents. I guess that this warning is like what is described in http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2501584/de respectively http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2501584/en

So i created a simple demo file and tested it with the "Microsoft Office File Validator". The file failed the validation test. Also the "Business Plan"-Example (http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/poi/trunk/src/examples/src/org/apache/poi/ss/examples/BusinessPlan.java) failed this validation test.

The output of BiffViewer was no help to me.

Can You help me?

You will find all files (concerning the BusinessPlan-Example) in the attached ZIP-file.

Kind regards,
Alexander Roskamp