OBIEE 11g - Variable is Not Populated Correctly When Using "Apply Saved Customization"

(Doc ID 1945765.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 01, 2017

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.7.140527 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

You are using using presentation variables in the dashboard prompts.
and you are displaying the populated values of the presentation variables in the Narrative View.

   


In the Dashboard, you are using "Saved Current Customization" and "Apply Saved Customization".
If prompt saved NULL ( not selected any values), and you run "Apply Saved Customization".
The value of the presentation variable in the Narrative View displays previous populated old value.


eg;
1. Select prompt values.
 * You do not select any values in the prmpt[Product].
   prmpt[Brand] : BizTech
   prmpt[LOB] : Electronics
   prmpt[Product Type] :Audio
   prmpt[Product] :


2. Click "apply" button. and check result.
   - Narrative : Expected Result
     The presentation variable of [Product] is "NoSelectedValue".

3. Select Page Options > "Saved Current Customization ". and Save Dashboard status as [TEST001]


4. Select prompt values.
 * you do not select any values in the prmpt[Product Type].
   prmpt[Brand] : BizTech
   prmpt[LOB] : Electronics
   prmpt[Product Type] :
   prmpt[Produc] : MicroPod 60Gb

5. Click "apply" button. and check result.
   - Narrative : Expected Result
     The presentation variable of [Product Type] is "NoSelectedValue".
     The presentation variable of [Product] is "MicroPod 60Gbe".


6. Run Page Options > "Apply Saved Customization" > [TEST001].
   - Narrative : unexpected result
     The presentation variable of [Product] is "MicroPod 60Gb".  This is incorrect.
     The presentation variable of [Product] should be "NoSelectedValue".

  

Cause

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