Dynamic BI Publisher Images are not Displayed in Various Output Formats (Doc ID 1421253.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 07, 2015

Applies to:

BI Publisher (formerly XML Publisher) - Version 11.1.1.5.0 to 11.1.1.5.0 [Release 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms


Dynamic images (based off of a URL) are not appearing or displayed in all output formats.
Following the guidelines (using Microsoft Office 2003) of:

1.) Add a placeholder image.
2.) Right-click it, then on the "Size..." menu item.
3.) Click on the "Alt Text" tab.
4.) Enter the following code:
For Example: 
url:{concat('http://<server>/gsm/popups/docstream.aspx?id=',ATTACHID)}

The images display in the following formats:
- HTML
- Excel
- Excel2000

The images do NOT display in the following formats :
- PDF
- RTF
- Excel2007
- PowerPoint
- PowerPoint 2007

Cause

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