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OBIEE 12c : Visual Analyzer When Trying To Drag And Drop The Columns "ERROR: ReportManager: addColumns failed: Column Type not supported. Could not create XML from ColumnInfo of type invalid" (Doc ID 2395809.1)

Last updated on MAY 31, 2018

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition - Version 12.2.1.2.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On :  12.2.1.2.0 version, Analytics

After uploading an excel file in Visual Analyzer, when trying to drag and drop the columns to the graphic area the following error occurs:
"A General Error was Found"

The bi_server1.out shows the following error:

ERROR
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ERROR: ReportManager: addColumns failed: Column Type not supported. Could not create XML from ColumnInfo of type invalid

STEPS
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1. login to VA (Visual Analyzer)
2. Click New > Visula Analyzer Projects
3. Click Creatre New Data Source > Data Sets
4. Select "From a File".
5. Select an .xlsx file.
6. Upload a file and then click Add to project.
7. drag and drop columns to the graphic area

Changes

 

Cause

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