OBIEE 11g: A Go URL Link (Formula With HTML) Not Correctly Exported or Printed to Different Formats: PDF, Excel, PPT (Doc ID 1437268.1)

Last updated on JULY 17, 2017

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.5.0 [1308] and later
Business Intelligence Server Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.5.0 [1308] and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 13-Jan-2014

Symptoms

OBIEE 11.1.1.5.0.

In the Criteria Tab, you modify the formula to put an HTML link. For instance, in Edit Formula, you put:

'<a href=http://host_name:7001/analytics/saw.dll?PortalGo&Action=prompt&path=%2Fshared%2FReports%2F3-5378540531.%20Report3>Link</a>'



When you export or print the table or pivot table view, the exported file does not display properly the HTML link.

Print to PDF

When you Print-PDF, the 'link' field is displayed as:

a href=http://host_name:7001/analytics/saw.dll?PortalGo&Action=prompt&path=%2Fshared%2FReports%2F3-5378540531.%20Report3>Link</a>

or as

<div class="Field Name"><input type......>
Export to Excel

When you Export to Excel, the 'link' field is displayed as:

a href=http://host_name:7001/analytics/saw.dll?PortalGo&Action=prompt&path=%2Fshared%2FReports%2F3-
5378540531.%20Report3>Link</a>


or as:

<input type="hidden" name="Field Name" value......>
Export-PPT

When you Export to PPT, the 'link' field is displayed as:

a href=http://host_name:7001/analytics/saw.dll?PortalGo&Action=prompt&path=%2Fshared%2FReports%2F3-
5378540531.%20Report3>Link</a

or as:

<div class="Field Name"><input type......
Export to Data - Tab delimited format

When you Export to data, the 'link' field is displayed as:

a href=http://host_name:7001/analytics/saw.dll?PortalGo&Action=prompt&path=%2Fshared%2FReports%2F3-
5378540531.%20Report3>Link</a>

or as:

<div class="Field Name"><input type......>

Cause

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