Excel Template Generates "Circular Reference Warning" (Doc ID 1942600.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 20, 2016

Applies to:

BI Publisher (formerly XML Publisher) - Version 11.1.1.7.0 to 11.1.1.7.x [Release 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Using BI Publisher (BIP) Desktop 11.1.1.7,
an Excel template run from the tool's Template Viewer generates the excel output with an Excel message:

"Circular Reference Warning"


What does not produce the Excel message:

a. The same template, opened in the MS Excel 2007 program and previewed using the same data set
also generates the output, but without the Excel message.

b. The issue does not happen in the BIP Desktop 11.1.1.6.

Cause

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