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Filemaker Pro 11 crashes when I export records to Excel

Question asked by DanielEddy on Dec 5, 2011
Latest reply on Dec 21, 2011 by user15307

Summary

Filemaker Pro 11 crashes when I export records to Excel

Product

FileMaker Pro

Version

Filemaker Pro 11.0v3

Operating system version

Vista

Description of the issue

Filemaker Pro 11 sometimes crashes when I export records to Excel .xls or Excel 2007 .xlsx
(Filemaker 10 sometimes did it, too)

Steps to reproduce the problem

find records
file - Export records
Save as : Excel workbooks (*.xls)or (*.xlsx)
Export dialog box appears
perform export
CRASH

Expected result

create .xls or .xlsx file, then open

Actual result

Filemaker 11 crashes
When I re-launch Filemaker, have to do consistency checks

Exact text of any error message(s) that appear

no error message, it just crashes

Configuration information

none

Workaround

There is no screenshot - it instantly crashes and no chance to do a screenshot.

Workaround: Go into preview and save as Excel, but I have to do a new layout with just the fields that I want.
But, I should be able to Export.

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