Error, Unable to open workfile

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Error, Unable to open workfile

Postby pschneider » Wed Jul 10, 2019 8:22 am

Hi,

I'm getting an error message trying to open a workfile. "Error reading file xxx". What are possible reasons and solutions for this?

Thanks.

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Re: Error, Unable to open workfile

Postby EViews Gareth » Wed Jul 10, 2019 8:28 am

Impossible to say without more details. If possible, could you upload the file?
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Re: Error, Unable to open workfile

Postby pschneider » Wed Jul 10, 2019 9:23 am

Sure, thanks.
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Re: Error, Unable to open workfile

Postby EViews Gareth » Wed Jul 10, 2019 9:40 am

Looks like that file has become corrupted somehow.

Probably the easiest thing is to revert to a backup copy (or snapshot if using EViews 10 or higher).
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Re: Error, Unable to open workfile

Postby pschneider » Wed Jul 10, 2019 10:58 am

hmm. its a newly produced workfile, from a program script (attached). is there anything to watch for on that end? for instance, would creating a group with objects from different sources cause a problem?
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Re: Error, Unable to open workfile

Postby EViews Gareth » Wed Jul 10, 2019 11:18 am

To be clear - you run that program, save the workfile, and then immediately try to open it, and it fails?

Also, which version of EViews?
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Re: Error, Unable to open workfile

Postby pschneider » Wed Jul 10, 2019 11:54 am

Yeap thats correct. eviews10

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Re: Error, Unable to open workfile

Postby EViews Gareth » Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:09 pm

Could you email support@eviews.com a copy of the excel files and anything else required to run the program?
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