Cannot Import from Clipboard in Actuals or Opening Balances

Cannot Import from Clipboard in Actuals or Opening Balances

I have exported my actual figures to Excel using "Export to Clipboard", have made changes in Excel and copied the excel figures to my clipboard but now the Import option is not available.
If you forecast name is entirely made up of numbers or has unusual characters, e.g. * , -
This can cause Forecast 5 confusion on what to import.

Temporarily rename your forecast to something plain, e.g. Test, and complete the import.
Note: the heading of your excel copy must match the forecast name:

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