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Forms Exported File Have Additional Single Space Injected to Some Fields Including Values with First Character Having "=" "@" "+" "-" (Doc ID 2854876.1)

Last updated on MARCH 17, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Application Object Library - Version 12.2.10 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When performing File > Export from Forms, output file shows that there is additional half-width single space inserted to beginning of the character for which field values having below character :


This issue occurs on any Forms, it is not related to specific form.

1. Login to EBS with sysadmin
2. Set the following profile option : Export MIME type with value : text/tab-separated-values
3. Logout and Login again
4. Application > Currency
5. Display below

Code      Name            Description
USD        USD dollar     US dollars

6. File > Export
7. Review the exported TSV file. Between "USD dollar" and "US dollars" there is no half-width space added
8. On Application > Currency add "-" hyphen character on Description like below and save

Code       Name           Description
USD        USD dollar    -US dollars

9. File > Export

10.Review the exported TSV file. Between "USD dollar" and "US dollars" there is half-width space added between the tab space.

Code      Name            Description
USD        USD dollar    (half-width space)-US dollars




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