OBIEE 11g: Columns are Merged into One Cell When Exporting to Excel 2007+

(Doc ID 1584051.1)

Last updated on MARCH 28, 2017

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 11g]
Oracle Exalytics Software - Version and later
Business Intelligence Answers Option - Version to [Release 11g]
Business Intelligence Server Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When exporting an Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE) report or dashboard to Excel 2007+, two of the report columns are merged into a single cell.

The value for each column should be shown in it's own separate cell, but in the Excel output two adjoining columns are merged into a single cell as shown in the screen shot below:


This problem may occur on any standalone OBIEE environment, or OBIEE installs on an Oracle Exalytics server.



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