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BI Publisher Excel Template Builder Error: Process Cannot Access The File Etb.log (Doc ID 2416907.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 05, 2021

Applies to:

BI Publisher (formerly XML Publisher) - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On : version, Designing Layout Templates

When attempting to add a field in the excel template file from the Field Browser, the following error occurs.

The process cannot access the file c:\users\userxyz\AppData\Local\Oracle\BIPublisher\TemplateBuilderforExcel\tmp\etb.log because it is being used by another process.

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Run Excel template builder
2. add a field in the excel template file from the Field Browser


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