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Delimiteddata: Excel Is Formatting Text Column As Scientific Notation (Doc ID 1502534.1)

Last updated on APRIL 02, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Reports Developer - Version and later
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 A report that has a VARCHAR2 field value.  Some of the values in the character field are 26E5 and 26E9.  Using desformat=delimiteddata. When  opening in Excel, those text values are converted to scientific notation. In PDF it displays it OK.


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