Format Mask Lost When Exporting Discoverer Desktop 10.1.2 Or 11g Worksheet To MS Excel (Doc ID 567628.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 26, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Discoverer - Version 10.1.2.1 to 11.1.1.3.0 [Release 10.1.2 to 11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 17-Jan-2011
Checked for relevance on 12-Jun-2013

Symptoms

In Discoverer Desktop, you have the number fields formatted with a custom format mask. 

For example

999G999D00

This shows correctly when you export to HTML. After exporting to MS Excel, the fields will lose the format.

Cause

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