OBIEE 11g: Report Formatting is Lost when you Export to Excel 2007 when the Report Includes Narrative Views (Doc ID 1600505.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 30, 2017

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.7.0 and later
Business Intelligence Server Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.6.2 BP1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

You have a report in OBIEE 11g, which is made up of narrative views of HTML text.  But when you export it to Excel 2007 all the formatting is lost.
This does not occur if you export it to Excel 2003.

Cause

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