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Export Data To Xls Format Generates Empty File (Doc ID 562781.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 11, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle SQL Developer - Version 1.2.1 and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When generating XLS output, the generated file is empty. The other options under "Export Data" work well, e.g. XML

-- Steps To Reproduce --

Open SQL Worksheet

Enter query. E.g.: select sysdate from dual

Run query with green triangle option

Right click on the results screen on the data

Choose "Export Data" -> XLS

Click <apply>

This generates a file, but it is zero bytes in size.


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