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BI-Publisher Report Does Not Open Correctly Resulting In: Output file was found but is zero sized - Deleted (Doc ID 1626049.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 15, 2023

Applies to:

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


E-Business Suite Business Intelligence Publisher, E-Business Suite Specific issues



When attempting to run BI Publisher reports from EBS, the following error occurs:

[2/17/14 8:55:22 AM] [220460:RT51322119]
Template code: ICAP001AXML
Template app: ICAP
Language: en
Territory: 00
Output type: EXCEL
[2/17/14 8:55:22 AM] [220460:RT51322119] Output file was found but is zero sized - Deleted
[2/17/14 8:55:22 AM] [UNEXPECTED] [220460:RT51322119] java.lang.reflect.InvocationTargetException
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(
at oracle.apps.xdo.common.xml.XSLT10gR1.invokeNewXSLStylesheet(
at oracle.apps.xdo.common.xml.XSLT10gR1.transform(
at oracle.apps.xdo.common.xml.XSLTWrapper.transform(
at oracle.apps.xdo.template.FOProcessor.createFO(
at oracle.apps.xdo.template.FOProcessor.generate(
at oracle.apps.xdo.oa.schema.server.TemplateHelper.runProcessTemplate(
at oracle.apps.xdo.oa.schema.server.TemplateHelper.processTemplate(
at oracle.apps.xdo.oa.schema.server.TemplateHelper.processTemplate(
at oracle.apps.fnd.cp.opp.XMLPublisherProcessor.process(
Caused by: org.xml.sax.SAXException: Namespace prefix 'ref' used but not declared.
oracle.xdo.parser.v2.XPathException: Namespace prefix 'ref' used but not declared.
at oracle.xdo.parser.v2.XSLProcessor.reportException(
at oracle.xdo.parser.v2.XSLProcessor.newXSLStylesheet(
... 17 more

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Run BIP reports in EBS.

The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot run BIP reports in EBS.


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