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Using Excel Template, "Date" field Shows "01/00/1900" (Doc ID 2532992.1)

Last updated on APRIL 22, 2019

Applies to:

BI Publisher (formerly XML Publisher) - Version 12.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
When Excel file (.xls) is used as the template for Excel report, "date" field is shown as "01/00/1900"
Some of the original values are 01/01/2018 and 06/30/2018.

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
They should be shown as 01/01/2018 and 06/30/2018, respectively.

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Prepare xml file with the date value in the above format.
2. Create Excel template and map the field.
3. Create Excel report.
4. Date field shows "01/00/1900"

Changes

 

Cause

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