Not Able to Include New Column in Compensation Details Report Output (Doc ID 2011716.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Compensation Workbench - Version 12.2.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 12.2.4 version, Compensation Workbench

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
After generating the Compensation Details Report, upon clicking on download report to spreadsheet button, the output is being generated to Excel output.
Customer requests to add a new column 'Comments' (BEN_CWB_PERSON_INFO.WS_COMMENTS) to this output.
But this column is not available in the underlying Webadi Integrator layout or content, hence they are not able to add this column in the report output.

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
BEN_CWB_PERSON_INFO.WS_COMMENTS should be there

STEPS
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Navigate to  CWB Administrator responsibility.
2. Under reporting -> Compensation Detail.
3. Compensation Detail Report opens up.
4. Select any period , for example, selected period – 01-Jan-2012 – 31-Dec-2012, 07-May-2012.
Compensation Plan –  CWB Component Plan
Country - All countries
Business Group – All Business Groups
Levels Down – All Employees
Number of Rows Displayed – 20
Click Go.
5. The employee details are displayed.
6. Click on ‘Download to Spreadsheet’ button to download the report
7. Click on Download Default Definition.
8. The report can be saved or opened.

 

Cause

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