ADF Desktop Integration Throws Error "invalid area string: H5,H7" Using Excel With German Regional Settings (Doc ID 1590786.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle JDeveloper - Version 11.1.1.7.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

An ADF Desktop Integration application build with 11.1.1.7.0 fails upon saving data when certain records are updated and the environment is set to run German local environment. When upload the changed data following error is thrown:
   invalid area string: H5,H7

The error does not occur when running in a default English environment. The error always occur if more then one record is updated and at one spot there is one or more unchanged records between the updated records.

Cause

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