Custom Data Formats Are Not Maintained On Exporting Reports to CSV (Doc ID 2181352.1)

Last updated on JUNE 16, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Business Intelligence Cloud Service - Version 14.1.0.0.0 and later
Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR

Custom Data Formats are not maintained on exporting reports to CSV.

You have set custom data formats for columns in your report. They are displayed properly in analysis and dashboard but on exporting in excel or csv format the default data format is exported and not the custom format.

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR

The report exported to CSV should display the proper custom format of MM/YYYY.

STEPS

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:


1)  Set Date M/Y in a Custom formatted column.
2)  Now, export report in .CSV format.
3)  In .CSV format the data is not the same as in the report.
4)  Date M/Y Column.
5)  Date M/Y Column Formula.
        CAST("TRANSACTION_D"."Date" AS date)

Cause

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