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OpenFromXml and encoding tag

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98508 Mar 4,2011 03:08 PM UTC Mar 10,2011 04:20 AM UTC ASP.NET Web Forms (Classic) 3
Tags: XlsIO
Asked On March 4, 2011 03:08 PM UTC


Is it possible to open excel workbooks with OpenFromXml() method if source XML contains encoding tag in its declaration?


I get the following error for now: "Exception occured in strict of xml structure. Some description: File is corrupt".

I can open file if change declaration to

It's essential as my XSLT processor always sets encoding tag in output XML.

Sridhar [Syncfusion]
Replied On March 8, 2011 10:30 AM UTC

Hi Anatoly,

Thank you for using Syncfusion products.

We are able to reproduce the reported issue at our side and suspect this could be a defect.

So we request you to open a new direct-trac incident with a simple issue reproducing sample for further follow up on this issue.

Direct-Trac Link:

Please, let us know if you require any further clarifications.


Replied On March 9, 2011 09:16 AM UTC

John Bowlin Bosco K [Syncfusion]
Replied On March 10, 2011 04:20 AM UTC

Hi Anatoly,

Thank you very much for creating a new incident in Direct Trac.

We requested you to follow the incident 78148 to know more details about the reported issue. Please let us know if you need any further assistance.

Pauline Bosco.


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