Import of xlsb file results in unsupported format-message (Q924)

The information in this article applies to: 
SIMCA 16
Summary: 
When importing an xlsb-file with a path that includes non-ASCII characters (such as å, ä, ö, ß etc.), there is a message stating that "The file contains an unsupported format.". 
Workaround: 

Remove/exchange all special characters so that only ASCII characters remain.

Date modified: May 24, 2019
Article type: 
Problem