Fusion Applications BI Publisher : Order of columns in CSV Output Is Inconsistent

(Doc ID 1901170.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 14, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle Fusion Incentive Compensation Cloud Service - Version to [Release 1.0]
Oracle Fusion Application Toolkit - Version and later
Oracle Fusion Application Toolkit Cloud Service - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When running report for CSV output where all columns are populated the headings in the csv output will be in the order in which they are selected.
However, if the first row of the output has a column which contains null value, then the order of the column heading becomes different. On top of that, if all rows have null value for a column, the column is not shown in the output at all.

Fusion Applications Cloud
Release 8

The issue can be reproduced with the following steps:
1.Run a XMLP report to CSV output

The order of the Column header changes dependent on whether or not a NULL value exists in the first row of the output

The Column header should display consistently regardless of the content of the first row

The report header order changes which causes issues when end users are trying to interpret the results


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