OBIEE 11.1.1.6.5: Download to Excel, The File size Of Excel Is Huge When Compared To Download From OBIEE 10g

(Doc ID 1511111.1)

Last updated on APRIL 15, 2016

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Server Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.3.0 [1905] to 11.1.1.6.5 [Release 11g]
Business Intelligence Reporting and Publishing Option - Version 11.1.1.3.0 [1905] to 11.1.1.6.5 [Release 11g]
Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.3.0 [1905] to 11.1.1.6.5 [Release 11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Exporting a report in Excel in OBIEE 11g, size is larger than the same report in 10g.

For Example, In OBIEE 10g after exporting the report into excel file the file size is having around 72 MB but for the same report when you export to the excel file in obiee 11g the file size is around 147 MB.

Cause

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