Last updated on MARCH 02, 2016
Applies to:Oracle Fusion Application Toolkit Cloud Service - Version 126.96.36.199.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Using BI Publisher in Fusion Applications 188.8.131.52.0 and later, using dates as parameters in a report that is not in the English language locale does not produce results from a query.
When a user who is setup as English runs a report with date parameters, the report returns results. When that same user changes their language to a different language (i.e. Brazilian Portuguese), there are no results. I believe this is due to the name of the month being passed in differently than what the compiler is expecting. Example would be for December, the date could be 01-DEC-2014. But in Portuguese it is 01-DEZ-2014.
Data should be returned no matter what the language of the user
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Created a data set with following query:
select * from PER_ALL_PEOPLE_F
where creation_date > :start_date
order by creation_date desc
2. Defined start_date as date parameter (dd-MMM-yyyy). format
Logged into English and run the report based on above query.
start_date = 07-Jan-2015
Records are returned.
Logged out and log back in with Language = Portuguese (Brazil)
Ran the same report with same start_date. No data found.
The issue has the following business impact:
Because date formats are different between regions, it can be confusing to users to understand the format of the date.
1/12/2014 - This could be January 12, 2014 in the US, but it could mean Decebmer 1, 2014 to someone in Brazil.
No changes have been made to the environment.
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