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Import Worksheet - Cannot import files of this type - WKB1279

Article number: 1279

SYMPTOMS

  • Import Worksheet error stating "Cannot import files of this type", when attempting to import a CSV file into MassLynx in order to create a new sample list.

ENVIRONMENT

  • MassLynx
  • Importing worksheet to make new sample list

CAUSE

A software bug caused by the wrong file type displayed in "Files of Type" box.

FIX or WORKAROUND

  1. Specify Comma Delimited (*.CSV, *.TXT) in the Files of Type dialog box.
    MassLynx > File > Import Worksheet > Files of Type (drop-down menu) > change from default "All Files (*.*)" to "Comma Delimited (*.CSV, *.TXT)"
  2. Select the desired CSV file in the "File name:" dialog box.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

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