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Invalid formula syntax. when using setDefinedName

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#1 meindert


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Posted 29 November 2011 - 03:44 AM

I have a strange issue with setDefinedName on a excel 2003 template.
The function works when using a blank excel sheet, but when I copy and past a sheet from excel 2010 it doesn't.
I have removed this sheet from the template but still the function is not working.
Attached is the 'corrupted' excel template. Can anybody debug the setDefinedName function to figure out why this is happening?

Here is my junit test case:
public class Actuate extends TestCase {
	public void testExcel2003(){
		File exceltemplate = new File("C:/Source Code/eclipse/esos/war/reports/blank.xls");
		Document doc=null;
		try {
			doc = new Document(new Group(), exceltemplate, null);
			CellFormat cf = doc.getBook().getCellFormat(0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0);
			BookModel book = BookModel.Factory.create(doc.getBook());

			book.setDefinedName("NAMEDCELL", "'Sheet1'!$B$2");
		}catch(Exception ex){

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