I am trying to export a file to Excel 2000 but each time I get the following error message: "(FOC 358) Error issuing Filedef Command for" and it lists the path where I want to save it. Of course, it also does not save the file.
I've tried various things, including shortening the output file name (to less than 8 characters) and saving it on a different drive. When I tried saving it to the same drive where the source data was stored I don't get the error message but it also does not save the file.
I am using version 5.2. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Try this. Works for me. I create/save excel 2k files.
FILEDEF MDSET DISK \\SERVER10\MDSET.XLS
FILEDEF MDSE$ DISK \\SERVER10\MDSE$.XML
ON TABLE HOLD AS MDSET FORMAT EXL2K FORMULA
I'm sorry, I should have added that I am very new to WebFocus. My biggest frustration is that nothing I've encountered working on my own looks anything like the things we did in the classes I took recently for Developer Studio. I'm not entirely sure how to use the commands you suggest. I was trying to use the Save As/Export command to export it to an Excel file. But no matter what I try it does not show an EXL2K file saved.
Are you using the Report Painter to build your report?
Are you specifying the output format as EXCEL?
Are you running the report on a remote WebFOCUS server or in Projects on Localhost?
Do you want to save the excel file on a remote machine or on your local hard drive?
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