OBIEE 11g - Report File Downloaded In CSV Format Adds "=" To Some Records When Opened with MS Excel

(Doc ID 2091388.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 09, 2017

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Interactive Dashboard - Version 11.1.1.7.140114 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When you download a report file in csv format from OBIEE 11g, it adds "=" to some records and create display error.


1. No "=" sign is in backend data nor it "=" expected to be displayed.
2. Report file directly downloaded / exported in MS Excel 2007+ and pdf formats are without problem.
3. Seems to be random occurrence.

Cause

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