DG4ODBC And HSODBC Do Not Return Expected Data From An Excel Spreadsheet (Doc ID 731018.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 19, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.1 to 11.1.0.6 [Release 9.2 to 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Using 10g Generic Connectivity (HSODBC) or the 11g Database Gateway for ODBC (DG4ODBC) to select data from an Excel spreadsheet using Microsoft Excel ODBC driver does not return data as expected.
Numeric data in Excel columns is not returned in a select from Oracle, or text data is not returned from a different column.
All the columns involved have the same cell format information.

 

Cause

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