10G The URL from 'Link To This Report' Not Working for BI Publisher When the Report Uses CSV Output (Doc ID 1388905.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 10, 2015

Applies to:

BI Publisher (formerly XML Publisher) - Version 10.1.3.4.2 to 10.1.3.4.2 [Release 10.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The issue can be reproduced as below:

1. Log into BI Publisher Enterprise.
2. In the Reports tab, click on the report name.
3. Choose the template and format 'CSV' from LOV.
4. Click 'Link to this report' and choose 'Document Only'.
5. Get the URL from the pop-up window.

http://<hostname>.<domainname>:<port>/xmlpserver/<reportname>/<reportname>.xdo?_xpf=&_xpt=0&_xdo=%2F<reportname>%2F<reportname>.xdo&_xt=Default&_xf=csv&_xmode=4
6. Open a new IE session and enter the URL in address Bar.
7. The content of CSV file is displayed in IE the browser with clock 'Processing' and no pop-up window to save the CSV file is displayed.
Note: The issue does not exist for other formats, such as 'EXCEL' and 'PDF'.

Cause

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