OBIEE 11g CSV Export Drops Leading Zeros When Imported Into Excel (Doc ID 1929503.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 01, 2014

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

 When a report is exported to CSV, some columns may include text fields that include numbers with leading zeros.

When imported into Excel, the leading zeros are trimmed, and the column is treated as numeric data instead of textual information, preserving the zeros.

Cause

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