OBIEE11g /12: The Dashboard Prompt may not Work to Filter BI Publisher Report made by Subject Area, when the Prompt Value is Numeric (Doc ID 2264765.1)

Last updated on MAY 14, 2017

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Server Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.7.0 to 12.2.1.2.0 [Release 11g to 12c]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When you use prompts to filter the results of embedded parameterized BI Publisher(BIP) reports on a BIEE dashboard page, the report is not filtered.
The issue reproduces when the prompt is numerical type; when the prompt is string, the report can be filtered as expected.

In the following screen shot, there are dashboard prompt and a BI Publisher report on a dashboard.  Try to filter using the prompt: Product Number = 4.

Cause

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