When A Financial Reporting (FR) Report Is Exported To Excel, Negative Numbers Are Formatted As Text

(Doc ID 1505555.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 21, 2012

Applies to:

Hyperion BI+ - Version to [Release 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


You've created an FR report which pulls some data values that are negative and display with a "-" sign in front of the number.  When this report is exported to Microsoft Excel, the negative numbers are formatted by Excel as text.


1) The values cannot be summed up ("-123" becomes " '-123")
2) The values are given a "," as a Thousands delimiter ("-123456" becomes "-123,456")


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