RTF Saved Size Much Larger Than Original Template - OPP log error oracle.xdo.parser.v2.XPathException: Namespace prefix 'ref' used but not declared (Doc ID 1672170.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 19, 2016

Applies to:

BI Publisher (formerly XML Publisher) - Version 5.6.3 to 5.6.3 [Release 5]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Actual Behavior
When creating an rtf template in word, after saving the rtf file the size is much larger, often ten times bigger - ie 7.3 Mb in stead of 629 Kb.

The OPP log file may also contain the following error:

oracle.xdo.parser.v2.XPathException: Namespace prefix 'ref' used but not declared

  

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

1. Create an rtf template in word desktop plugin, save the rtf and the size is approximately 10 times bigger.


Cause

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