OBIEE 11g: Export to Excel of KPI Watchlist Displays Hidden Columns (Doc ID 1983105.1)

Last updated on JULY 17, 2017

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.7.0 to 11.1.1.7.141014 [Release 11g]
Business Intelligence Server Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.7.0 to 11.1.1.7.141014 [Release 11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

You have installed OBIEE 11.1.1.7.140415 bundle patch.
You create a KPI watch list.
You click on View-> Show more columns. menu item and remove any unwanted columns from the watchlist.
You add the KPI to a dashboard page.
You run the dashboard page.
You export the dashboard page to Excel.
In Excel, the hidden columns are visible.
If you repeat the export to Excel, the hidden columns do not appear.

This is true for Firefox, but the problem does not reproduce in Internet Explorer or Chrome.

Cause

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