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OAC: Excel Export of OBIEE Dashboard in OAC Gets 'startTable is called with data-type=7' with Nested Tables (Doc ID 2634861.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 18, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Analytics Cloud - Version 105.1.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


While exporting results into Excel from OBIEE dashboard from OAC, the records are not formatted properly. The following are steps to reproduce this:

1. Click on OBIEE Dashboard (in OAC) and navigated to tab that has the report.
2. Pick values for 'years' and 'country' from prompt.
3. Run the report (Apply button)
4. When the results appeared, navigated to bottom of page. Click 'Export'->Formatted->Excel.
5. A popup appears 'Exporting to Excel 2007'. Confirmation popup saying 'Export process is complete'.
6. Open the .xlsx file.
7. In the file, there are 3 tabs. First tab has headers with huge height that occupied the entire page and then data showed up in rows below.
8. Same with second tab.
9. 3rd tab is named 'Errors' and it has this text: "startTable is called with data-type=7". 3rd tab is extra tab that is not needed.


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