Export To Excel 2003 Looses/Changes The Custom Background Colors (Doc ID 1392298.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 16, 2012

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition - Version: 10.1.3.4.1 [1900] to 11.1.1.5.0 [1308] - Release: 10g to 11g
Business Intelligence Server Enterprise Edition - Version: 10.1.3.4.1 [1900] to 11.1.1.5.0 [1308]   [Release: 10g to 11g]
Business Intelligence Answers Option - Version: 10.1.3.4.1 [1900] to 11.1.1.5.0 [1308]   [Release: 10g to 11g]
Business Intelligence Reporting and Publishing Option - Version: 10.1.3.4.1 [1900] to 11.1.1.5.0 [1308]   [Release: 10g to 11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After exporting/downloading reports to Excel 2003, some of the background colors are lost or changed to a color that looks almost similar to the color in Answers/Dashboard.

This happens only with Microsoft Excel 2003.

Screenshot from Answers/Dashboard:

Cause

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