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E-Business Suite R12 : M In Column A Of Downloaded EXCEL Spreadsheet Should Be Protected (Doc ID 2575054.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 19, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Web Applications Desktop Integrator - Version 12.2.6 to 12.2.6 [Release 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The customer has found that column A of downloaded EXCEL sheet is not protected and users can enter data to protected field if they enter character m to column A. Although DIF parameters were provided for business users to restrict selecting allowed values only, any value is able to be overwritten in the EXCEL spreadsheet in this case.

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Download EXCEL spreadsheet with WebADI Create Document
2. Enter data to EXCEL spreadsheet and enter character "m" to column A of any row
3. Verify that all fields of the row in step2 becomes editable




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