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E-PIA: Excel Number Is Converted To Text (Doc ID 2852764.1)

Last updated on JUNE 29, 2023

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.59 and later
PeopleSoft Enterprise FIN Lease Administration - Version 9.2 to 9.2 [Release 9]
PeopleSoft Enterprise FIN Payables - Version 9.2 to 9.2 [Release 9]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When downloading query to Excel, or downloading to Excel from a grid, number fields are being converted to text fields.

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Login to PIA.

2. Navigate to Main Menu – Commitment Control – Review Budget Activities - Budget Overview.

3. Select an existing value.

4. Click Search button.

5. Click Download Budget Overview Result Table To Excel.

6. In the Excel file, observe Budget column is not formatted as number.


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