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Complex format is not supported.

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56324 Feb 13,2007 05:56 PM UTC Feb 17,2007 08:42 AM UTC WinForms 4
Tags: DocIO
Mark Irwin
Asked On February 13, 2007 05:56 PM UTC

I tried opening this file using DocIO (Version 4.402.0.51) but get the error "Complex format is not supported.".

Can I get a better explanation of why I'm getting this error?


Test Table.zip

Melba Winshia [Syncfusion]
Replied On February 14, 2007 06:45 AM UTC

Hi Mark,

I was able to reproduce the problem. The problem is because there are some symbols in footer, which contains the page number field. If we remove them and open that file, it works fine. Here is the sample for your reference:


I have forwarded this issue to the development team. I will provide you with an update regarding this in two days.

Kindly let me know if you have any other questions.


Administrator [Syncfusion]
Replied On February 15, 2007 12:27 PM UTC


Thank you for your patience.

The fix for this issue[3669] will be available on March 22.

However, if u open and resave the original file, and after open it using Xlsio, it works fine. This is because of broken files.

Kindly let me know if you have any other questions.


Mark Irwin
Replied On February 16, 2007 03:16 PM UTC

I was able to open the document after removing the extra characters. Thanks!

Melba Winshia [Syncfusion]
Replied On February 17, 2007 08:42 AM UTC

Hi Mark,

Thanks for the update!

Kindly let me know if you have any other questions.



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