OBIEE 11g - Export to Excel 2007+ Fails With a "java.lang.NullPointerException" Error (Doc ID 1995635.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 09, 2016

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.7.0 to 11.1.1.7.150120 [Release 11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

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   [xmlp] [WARNING] [] [saw.xmlp] ... Error[[
   java.lang.NullPointerException
    at oracle.xdo.flowgenerator.spreadsheet.SpreadsheetGenerator.newPage(SpreadsheetGenerator.java:748)
    at oracle.xdo.generator.pseudo.FlowLayoutGenerator.newPage(FlowLayoutGenerator.java:262)
    at oracle.xdo.generator.pseudo.FlowLayoutGenerator.newPage(FlowLayoutGenerator.java:323)
    ...

   [OBIPS] [ERROR:16] [] [saw.rpc.mis.read] ... RPCServer returned a error: Error while executing ExcelRpcCall.processMessage
   java.lang.NullPointerException
    at oracle.xdo.flowgenerator.spreadsheet.SpreadsheetGenerator.newPage(SpreadsheetGenerator.java:748)
    at oracle.xdo.generator.pseudo.FlowLayoutGenerator.newPage(FlowLayoutGenerator.java:262)
    at oracle.xdo.generator.pseudo.FlowLayoutGenerator.newPage(FlowLayoutGenerator.java:323)
    ...

Cause

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