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BI Publisher Desktop Unable to Preview Files (Doc ID 2740868.1)

Last updated on MARCH 05, 2021

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

On : 12.2 version, Designing Layout Templates

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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BI Publisher won't preview files

Getting the following error when trying to preview output either in Word or Excel templates run on Windows using BI Publisher Desktop.

javaw -Xmx256M -jar "C:\Program Files (x86)\Oracle\BI Publisher\BI Publisher Desktop\Template Builder for Word\jlib\ExcelRunner.jar" "C:\Users\XXX\AppData\Local\Oracle\BIPublisher\TemplateBuilderforExcel\tmp\etb_param.xml"


File not found.

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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Expect the preview function to work.

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Load the template and data file.
2. Try the preview

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot test a template before loading to the server.

Changes

 Nothing was changed on purpose on the PC.

Cause

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