Clients like Discoverer for OLAP and BI Spreadsheet Add-in Display Name Value Instead Of Description (Doc ID 1358934.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 15, 2011

Applies to:

Oracle OLAP - Version: 10.2.0.4 to 11.2.0.2 - Release: 10.2 to 11.2
Oracle Discoverer - Version: 11.1.1.4.0 and later    [Release: 11g and later]
Oracle OLAP Spreadsheet Add-In - Version: 10.1.2.3 and later    [Release: 10.1 and later]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Query Builder / Create Report wizard in  Discoverer for OLAP shows value of the Name field for dimensions and measures (not the value of their Description field). The behaviour is the same for Bi Spreadsheet Add-in.

Cause

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