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This document includes important, late-breaking information about this release of Oracle Hyperion Reporting and Analysis products and Oracle Hyperion Financial Reporting. Review this Readme thoroughly before installing Oracle Enterprise Performance Management System.
For new features relating to installation, architecture, and deployment changes in this release, see “New Features in this Release” in the Oracle Enterprise Performance Management System Readme.
If you are coming from Release 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124, or 126.96.36.199, use the Cumulative Feature Overview tool to review the list of new features added between those releases. This tool enables you to identify your current products, your current release version, and your target implementation release version. With a single click, the tool quickly produces a customized set of high-level descriptions of the product features developed between your current and target releases. This tool is available here:
Documentation files for Release 188.8.131.52 are now available in two mobile formats: MOBI files, available previously, and EPUB files. EPUB documentation files are supported on all Apple Mobile devices (iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch). EPUB files are supported on many mobile devices; however, they are certified only on Apple Mobile devices. Additional devices will be certified over time.
Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition content can be created and accessed within Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management Workspace. The interface between the two products has been changed and expanded in this release. See “Using Oracle BI EE” in the Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management Workspace User's Guide for details.
Financial Reporting, Release 184.108.40.206 enables users to access, view, and interact with Financial Reporting reports on the following mobile devices, using the device's default Web browser:
Apple iPhone and iPad
Android phones and tablets
After users enter their credentials, they can browse the repository, and then launch reports and books in HTML or PDF format. Users can then:
Respond to prompts
Change page members
Work with related content
Financial Reporting book features now include:
Adding a cover page that is displayed before the Table of Contents when you select Complete Book in PDF
Embedding or launching Word documents in a book HTML page
Specifying the book starting page number
Financial Reporting, Release 220.127.116.11 provides the following new authoring features:
Row property for adding trailing dots after member labels in PDF output
Custom text colors
Autosizing for header text box in PDF output
Information about annotations, such as creation date and date last modified, are necessary for general auditing and compliance reporting. Annotation information is logged on the Financial Reporting server for annotations associated with Financial Reporting reports in the file AnnotationAudit.log. See “Auditing Annotations” in the Oracle Hyperion Financial Reporting Workspace Administrator's Guide and “Using EPM System Logs” in the Oracle Enterprise Performance Management System Installation and Configuration Troubleshooting Guide for details.
Beginning with Financial Reporting Studio, Release 18.104.22.168, Financial Reporting Studio supports multiple versions on the same client machine. Note that this feature is not supported in Financial Reporting Studio releases prior to Release 22.214.171.124. See Documentation Updates for information about using this feature.
Financial Reporting integration with Oracle Hyperion Smart View for Office now includes:
All Financial Reporting formatting, such as fonts, borders, shading, currency symbols and number separators available for Smart View Office tables
Smart View Office tables accommodate Financial Reporting report changes such as new or removed rows and columns
Improved formatting, performance and flexibility for Oracle Hyperion Disclosure Management, enabling Oracle Hyperion Disclosure Management users to take advantage of Financial Reporting formula dynamic member selection and Current POV for time members in report columns
In HTML Preview in this release of Financial Reporting, the report is centered on the Workspace page and gray outlines are displayed to more closely resemble PDF rendering and justification.
Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher can produce reports that display Decision Package output. Financial Reporting allows inserting a selected Decision Package report from Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher as a URL in a book. When the book is run, the output includes the decision package in PDF format.
Late-breaking information about the installation of EPM System products is provided in the Oracle Enterprise Performance Management System Installation and Configuration Readme. Review this information thoroughly before installing EPM System products.
Information about system requirements and supported platforms for EPM System products is available in spreadsheet format in the Oracle Enterprise Performance Management System Certification Matrix. This matrix is posted on the Oracle Fusion Middleware Supported System Configurations page on Oracle Technology Network (OTN):
Information about supported languages for EPM System products is available in spreadsheet format on the Translation Support tab in the Oracle Enterprise Performance Management System Certification Matrix. This matrix is posted on the Oracle Fusion Middleware Supported System Configurations page on OTN:
You can upgrade to EPM System Release 126.96.36.199 from the following releases:
Note: For upgrading instructions, see the Oracle Enterprise Performance Management System Installation and Configuration Guide, “Upgrading EPM System Products.”
Table 1. Supported Paths to this Release
|Upgrade Path From Release ...||To Release 188.8.131.52|
Apply the maintenance release to Release 184.108.40.206.
For Oracle Hyperion Financial Close Management, applying the maintenance release is supported only from Release 220.127.116.11 and 18.104.22.168.
Upgrade to Release 22.214.171.124.
Release 126.96.36.199.x to 188.8.131.52.x
Apply the maintenance release to Release 184.108.40.206 and then upgrade to Release 220.127.116.11.
Upgrade to Release 18.104.22.168 and then apply the maintenance release to Release 22.214.171.124.
An environment that includes multiple releases, which can include an environment with one instance of Oracle Hyperion Shared Services or an environment with two instances of Shared Services
See "Upgrading from an Environment with Multiple Releases" in the "Upgrading EPM System Products" chapter in the Oracle Enterprise Performance Management System Installation and Configuration Guide.
Note: If you are starting from Release 126.96.36.199+, 9.3.0.x, 9.3.1.x (except for Oracle Essbase 188.8.131.52.1, 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11, and 18.104.22.168), or 11.1.1.x, Oracle recommends that you first upgrade to Release 22.214.171.124, then apply the maintenance release to Release 126.96.36.199, and then upgrade to Release 188.8.131.52. If you are starting from an earlier release, Oracle recommends that you upgrade to the highest level release that directly supports upgrade from your starting release.
Security Synchronization between Essbase and Shared Services was removed in Essbase Release 9.3, starting with Release 184.108.40.206.1. Essbase and Oracle Hyperion Shared Services Release 220.127.116.11, however, still synchronize security information. For this reason, if you are using Essbase Release 18.104.22.168.1, 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199, or 188.8.131.52, you must first upgrade all products to Release 9.3.3, then upgrade to Release 184.108.40.206, and then apply the maintenance release to Release 220.127.116.11.
This section includes defects fixed in Release 18.104.22.168.000. To review the list of defects fixed between earlier releases, use the Defects Fixed Finder This tool enables you to identify the products you own and your current implementation release. With a single click, the tool quickly produces a customized report of fixed-defect descriptions with their associated platforms and patch numbers. This tool is available here:
16500654 -- When using EPM Workspace with Mozilla Firefox, users may need to refresh the browser window two to three times to resolve the problem that displays the Mozilla Firefox message, “Error Loading ADF for module with id: bpm.Desktop Message: this.getDocument() is null.”
16271340 -- In Microsoft Windows 7 when using Mozilla Firefox, the wrong folder may be selected when clicking a folder in Explore.
14726802 -- In EPM Workspace, the Home Page link to personal pages fails if selected from the Favorites layout area using the More link.
13947820 -- Users can choose not to display the last logged on user on the EPM Workspace Logon Screen.
13828819 -- In Internet Explorer 9, launching the EPM System Architect Grid Editor may cause the EPM Workspace screen to appear blank.
13805926 -- If columns are not displayed correctly in Microsoft Internet Explorer 9, resize the column to display data correctly.
13683019 -- In Microsoft Internet Explorer 9, sometimes dialog and menu borders are not displayed.
10411787 -- Sometimes starting multiple EPM System applications simultaneously can cause a delay in starting the applications.
10318509 -- Users can copy BQY job output in Explore using the Copy/Paste shortcut menu.
16485267 -- Report formatting is incorrect in PDF Preview and Print Preview.
16458574 -- For reports with merged rows, setting row shading fails.
16388236, 13331520 -- Financial Reporting reports are now exported to Microsoft Excel in .xlsx format.
16210498 -- Sometimes large Financial Reporting books run using Complete Book in PDF fail, returning an OutofMemory error.
16070533 -- When scheduling a batch for bursting, the data retrieved is based on the User POV for all the bursting members instead of using the Batch POV.
16027785 -- In Financial Reporting Studio, users cannot copy and paste Arabic text from a text file into a field in Financial Reporting Studio.
15966061 -- When bold font is specified, it is not displayed in PDF Preview or Print Preview.
15898169 -- Changing paper size in Book Setup fails for Financial Reporting books.
15898054 -- Financial Reporting Studio installation does not support the Norwegian locale.
15891885 -- When a Financial Reporting report is exported to Microsoft Excel, a quote mark is added to decimal values, resulting in the values being treated as text in Microsoft Excel.
15886385 -- Search performance is improved in Financial Reporting member selection when searching for 0 level members.
14832993 -- When the paper size is set to A3 in the book editor property setup, Complete Book in PDF prints the book on paper size A4 instead.
14698503 -- Exported Oracle Hyperion Financial Management reports are not query ready in Microsoft Excel.
14672859 -- The Point of View is not refreshed correctly when switching between two Financial Reporting reports.
14657325 -- When a conditional suppression condition is applied to a row in a Financial Reporting report, the data is suppressed even when data appears in a column.
14643246 -- When viewing reports using PDF Preview, if a report contains a text box that includes a bullet point, the text box is not displayed.
14630995 -- In Financial Reporting PDF files, cell text that contains carriage returns is displayed as separate rows with blank rows in between.
14625924 -- The batch scheduler sorts on all columns except Status.
14612879 -- In Financial Reporting reports exported as fully formatted to Microsoft Excel, negative numbers are incorrectly formatted as text.
14610983 -- Where cells are merged along both the column and row axis, reports containing multiple grids fail to run in PDF Preview.
14606461 -- Sometimes, depending on users access privileges to a temporary folder on the local machine, running Financial Reporting reports in PDF Preview fails.
14605607 -- When a Financial Reporting book is executed and returns no results, the information message "Book contains no results" is not displayed correctly in the Japanese locale.
14605585 -- When the browser language is set to Japanese, if Financial Reporting books do not complete successfully, error messages are not displayed correctly.
14551232 -- Column headers are not displayed in Financial Reporting reports in HTML and PDF when the member names are enclosed in brackets (< >).
14550512 -- After upgrading from Financial Reporting, Release 9.3.3 to Financial Reporting, Release 22.214.171.124, headers are truncated when viewing Financial Reporting reports in PDF Preview.
14515109 -- After upgrading from Financial Reporting, Release 9.3.3 to Financial Reporting, Release 126.96.36.199, report headers are not displayed in the correct font in PDF.
14503408 -- Reports are displayed with excess white space to the right of the report contents if “Freeze Grid Headers” is set.
14478829 -- The number “1” is displayed in the top left corner of all report grids when sorting is defined on the page headings.
14476339 -- Financial Reporting reports containing multiple grids intermittently report various errors when the first grid defined is modified.
14462247 -- When refreshing data in Financial Reporting reports exported in query ready mode, the following error message is displayed: “Invalid Grid. Either rows or columns have zero members. Please check suppression options and try your action again.”
14462237 -- When exporting a query ready Financial Reporting report to Microsoft Excel, the custom header is displayed in the grid. The message displayed when this problem occurs is “Not a valid member.”
14402473 -- When running a Financial Reporting report in PDF Preview, the reports modified date in the Workspace Explore module is updated.
14401761 -- In Financial Reporting Studio, URL links in text objects are not live in PDF reports.
14377663, 14204717 -- Financial Reporting books contain miscellaneous characters if they include files converted from Microsoft Word documents (.doc) to HTML files (.htm) using “Save As.”
14349095 -- In Financial Reporting reports, the custom headings are not retained in the rows below the row and column template.
14342606 -- Financial Reporting reports imported into Microsoft Excel 2010 using Smart View and then refreshed are displayed with an extra column.
14328330 -- Snapshot reports cannot be generated from a batch run from the command line.
14275367 -- The border formats are not retained when Financial Reporting reports are imported into Microsoft Word 2007 documents as function grids or Microsoft Office tables.
14275359 -- The row heading format alignments are not retained when Financial Reporting reports are imported into Microsoft Office 2007 documents as Function Grids or Office tables.
14271273 -- When using Batch Bursting to export PDF files with Russian names to an external directory, the output objects have unreadable file names instead of the original Russian names.
14256567 -- One-page Financial Reporting reports that are exported to Smart View, and then opened in Microsoft Word, do not fit the one-page format in Microsoft Word print layout.
14249758 -- When a scheduled book specifies MHTML output, the book fails to run if it contains a Microsoft Office document.
14242304 -- When you export Financial Reporting reports from EPM Workspace, text fields in Oracle Hyperion Planning that contain characters such as "(" , ")" or "." are truncated.
14238828 -- When using batch bursting, sometimes the body of the email notice sent after the batch is run, contains one or more occurrences of the text “Generated Snapshot Links.”
14222289 -- If Financial Reporting books include a Financial Reporting report that cannot be retrieved, an error message is displayed when viewing the book in Complete Book in PDF. In the Japanese locale, the message is not displayed correctly.
14221557 -- Related content defined for a cell in cell properties and in Conditional Format are intermittently duplicated after changing the related content server in EPM Workspace.
14211481 -- When exporting a report to Fully-Formatted Microsoft Excel output, if the report has multiple grids with page dimension members defined, the order of page member output is sorted differently in the Microsoft Excel output than the PDF output.
14207996 -- Financial Reporting reports containing grids with database connections to more then two similar database types fail to run and return the message “Error: Executing query: 1.”
14192179 -- Financial Reporting reports exported to Microsoft Excel 2010 sometimes have display problems and return file format error messages.
14175096 -- If Financial Reporting books scheduled to run in a batch as Export as PDF include Financial Reporting reports that contain a bar chart with decimal values, the decimal places for these values are shifted in the book output.
14145217 -- When batch bursting is specified, the batch completes successfully, but the batch is deleted from the scheduler.
14064018 -- After typing an invalid member and receiving an error, a warning message about User POV member selection is displayed when a valid member is selected.
14058165 -- When running a Complete Book in PDF, the annotations displayed in the PDF are the annotations from the last time the report was run.
14019606 -- When Book POV uses advanced member selections that include the AND condition, the book fails to run.
14010520 -- The User POV in reports with multiple data sources does not reset properly.
14001745 -- In PDF Preview, modifying POV members causes two Preview User Point of View dialogs to be displayed.
13981329 -- An error message is displayed when attempting to open reports in Financial Reporting Studio that were migrated from Financial Reporting, Release 188.8.131.52 to Release 11.1.2.x.
13955667 -- The file description instead of the file name is used as the file name for Financial Reporting reports imported into Microsoft Excel using Smart View.
13951644 -- When creating a report against an Oracle Hyperion Profitability and Cost Management application using member selection functions (for example, “Children of” or “Descendants of”) against Essbase duplicate members, an error is displayed when running the report using MDX mode.
13943443 -- In EPM Workspace, if a book or batch is saved using “Save As,” the administrator owns the newly created book or batch. Because the administrator owns the book or batch, users might not have access to that book or batch. To resolve these issues, copy and paste the book or batch to a new name, and then open it for editing.
13942187 -- Member names that contain brackets are not displayed correctly in Financial Reporting reports.
13932392 -- The bursting preview list cannot retrieve more than 191 entries.
13929642 -- The batch POV changes when viewing or editing batch properties.
13920138 -- Text data in Financial Reporting reports is not exported correctly to Microsoft Excel.
13920079 -- In Financial Reporting reports, charts are not displayed if the reports contain an Essbase attribute with an apostrophe character (') in the alias name.
13915611 -- Member names containing the ampersand character (&) cannot be used in Financial Reporting reports in related content.
13891691 -- For Financial Reporting books that contain an external Microsoft Word document with an FRExecute function, the grid in the Microsoft Word document is not displayed correctly in Complete Book in PDF.
13812882 -- Suppressing the top row in a report fails.
13799042 -- Sometimes text is displayed incorrectly when previewing reports in PDF format.
13767753 -- If new users have not set up their User Point of View, they cannot schedule or run a batch.
13720990 -- If there are two reports with the same name in an Explore folder, attempting to delete the report with the older timestamp, deletes the newer file instead.
13683632 -- In Financial Reporting books, the Table of Contents should be displayed the same for HTML Preview and PDF Preview of the book.
13646200 -- In the Table of Contents of Financial Reporting book static HTML output, the parent report name should be displayed as header text if there are child reports below it.
13646040 -- In Financial Reporting reports, if a member label is formatted to indent a specified number of characters, and the member label is larger than the column width, the second row of the wrapped member label should also be indented the same number of characters.
13645751 -- In Financial Reporting Studio, reports previewed in bidirectional locales sometimes are displayed in English instead of the bidirectional locale.
13629751 -- The PDF icon cannot be selected when books are open in PDF Preview.
13464402, 13329735 -- Users can now resize the Preview User POV and Prompts dialog boxes.
13359276 -- The Date column is empty after migrating batches from the file system to Reporting and Analysis.
12901897 -- In the Book Editor, the delete button is not enabled when multiple items are selected.
12768742 -- When an Admin user installs Financial Reporting on a Microsoft Windows 7 64-bit client machine, the Financial Reporting shortcut icon in the Start menu is not created for users other than Admin users.
12768354 -- Sometimes when exporting Financial Reporting reports to Microsoft Excel, columns are sized incorrectly.
11828123 -- On a deployment configured for Essbase failover, member selection does not respond when the Essbase server fails over.
10279479 -- The page number is updated when grid rows are added.
16458499 -- Row-level security constraints defined for the current user do not get applied.
15907011 -- When exporting a section from Oracle Hyperion Interactive Reporting Studio as “Tab Delimited,” disabling the “Export Without Quotes” property still exports the section with quotes.
14822099 -- Conditional formatting does not work for locales that use commas as decimal separators.
14653043 -- Error messages are displayed when unsupported locales are loaded.
14477906, 13716540 -- Dashboard Studio Inspector Utility cannot be started on Microsoft Windows AMD64 machines. To resolve this issue, use Microsoft Win32 to run Dashboard Studio Inspector Utility.
14274502 -- Saving BQY files from Oracle Hyperion Interactive Reporting Web Client using “Save to Repository as” and then specifying a new file name causes Explore to display the message “An error occurred processing the results from the server” after saving the file.
14137255 -- Unable to run and schedule Oracle Hyperion Interactive Reporting jobs after disabling the Admin user.
13787723 -- After migrating reports to Interactive Reporting, Release 184.108.40.206 from Release 9.x, formatting is lost.
13730905 -- If a table is created in Teradata without a primary index and an OCE file is created in Interactive Reporting Studio with a connection type of ODBC/Teradata, selecting “Show Values” from “Apply filters to restrict the tables that are displayed in the table catalog” fails to retrieve the list of tables.
13498081 -- In Teradata 13, unexpected results are returned for timestamps with the timezone data type.
12962824 -- Replacing an OCE mapping in EPM Workspace does not update the OCE properties to the new mapping.
12759860 -- Custom login classes are not used when accessing EPM Workspace from a locally-saved BQY file.
14780742 -- Oracle Hyperion SQR Production Reporting now supports creating database tables with names longer than 30 characters.
14692306 -- When DATE columns are used in expressions and WHERE clauses, syntax errors are displayed if the -XP command line flag is used.
14232127 -- Production Reporting data sources should display both host name and connection name.
13723195 -- Production Reporting generates HTML with incorrect Table of Contents entries.
13718162 -- In Production Reporting reports migrated from Release 220.127.116.11 to 11.1.1.x, graphics are displayed incorrectly in HTML.
13636249 -- Shared libraries needed to relink Production Reporting executables were not provided.
12629620 -- Pie and Line charts are not displayed with borders, when Border is set to Yes.
12580312 -- Pie chart legends are displayed in Production Reporting reports when Legend is set to “No.”
15968785 -- The Retrieve option does not work for Generic jobs.
15953094 -- Email attachments from multiple schedule notifications are consolidated into the final email sent.
14528254 -- Sometimes deleting BQY files does not delete physical files from the disk, resulting in problems with disk space.
14275654 -- When setting query limits for jobs, the Date filter cannot be updated with custom values such as “Today” or “Yesterday.”
14059092 -- When Admin users edit personal pages using “Personalize Content,” and then publish the revised page using the “Replace” option, other users cannot view the changes. They see the original page instead.
13258052 -- Sometimes, users with the Global Administrator role can push files to users but not groups.
13818380 -- EPM Workspace uses SMTP port 25 for sending email even if a different port is specified in the registry settings.
9030459 -- If two different query sections each contain queries with the same name, and if the two queries are combined using UNION in a BQY, and the combined queries use variable filters with the same name, modifying the filter values in one query changes the filter values in the other query.
7579450 -- To use the WORLD group in Delegated User Management mode, add it to the delegated list. All users and groups are visible to the administrators of this delegated list.
15941490 -- Oracle Hyperion Web Analysis Studio does not work with Oracle Access Manager 11G.
14650563 -- Percent of Member calculations in reports imported from Oracle Hyperion Web Analysis, Release 9.3.3.x, to Web Analysis, Release 18.104.22.168 fail.
14414705 -- In Web Analysis Studio, selecting Suppress and then Suppress Missing Rows and Suppress Zero Rows fails to suppress these items from the data display.
14334015 -- Quadrant chart properties are not displayed if there are no valid values to display in the chart.
14162356 -- Importing Web Analysis reports containing Russian characters to Smart View fails.
13949221 -- In Web Analysis Studio, Combo Boxes containing members are empty when displayed.
13943042 -- If report column width is set to Autosize in Web Analysis Studio, it is changed to Custom Width when the report is opened in EPM Workspace.
13910687 -- In Web Analysis reports, #Missing and #NoAccess cells display the same values.
13820640 -- In Microsoft Internet Explorer 9, if you open a Web Analysis report, switch to Edit Data mode, and then exit Edit Data mode, the grid is not displayed.
13803024 -- In Microsoft Internet Explorer, the dimension browser is displayed in Swedish for Web Analysis reports.
13707373 -- In Web Analysis Studio for some non-English locales, setting fonts for text boxes fails.
13584595 -- In EPM Workspace, scrolling is not available in split panels.
13421348 -- POV dimension settings are ignored when Web Analysis reports are exported to Microsoft Excel and viewed in Smart View.
12868158 -- When exporting a query ready Web Analysis report to Microsoft Excel, the dimensions in the page dimension or the User POV are displayed in the Smart View POV and in the columns in the exported query ready report in Microsoft Excel.
9890261 -- Export to Excel Query Ready should include an option to save the filter selections to POV and report selections when exporting.
The following are the noteworthy known issues of this release:
16463772 -- In Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 and 8, the text in table rows may have truncated descenders. As a result, letters such as lowercase “g”, “j” and “p” may not be displayed correctly. This problem does not occur with Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 or in Mozilla Firefox.
16224034 -- In Internet Explorer 9, the option "Save as My Workspace Page" is missing from the “Save As” dialog.
16045749 -- For the ARM menu item to be displayed, Financial Close Management must be installed, and the logged-on user must be provisioned for Oracle Hyperion Financial Close Management.
15963916 -- Setting Preferences for the WORLD group is not working.
14751808 -- Emails are not sent from EPM Workspace if network authentication is required.
14231774 -- Sometimes the “Show Scrollbars” option fails in Workspace Pages.
13971124 -- When selecting reports for a new Financial Reporting book, sometimes an already-added report is displayed in the selection list.
13961560 -- Sometimes when the “More” link is displayed on the Home Page for listing additional My Workspace Pages and Shared Workspace Pages, the link is not active.
13872149 -- When launching OBIEE 10.1.3.4.2 from EPM Workspace 22.214.171.124, a message about the inability to load blank.html may occur. To resolve this problem, edit the httpd.conf that EPM System Web server uses. Just below the line that reads:
RewriteRule ^/interop/bpmstatic/(.*) /epmstatic/bpmui/$1 [PT]
add this line:
RewriteRule ^/workspace/thirdparty/bindows/html/blank.html /epmstatic/bpmui/thirdparty/bindows/html/blank.html [PT]
This directive must be on one line, starting with RewriteRule and ending with [PT].
13870280 -- In Mozilla Firefox 10, an error message may be displayed when saving EPM Workspace Pages with double-byte characters in the page name. Ignore the message; the page is saved correctly.
13857317 -- Sometimes, users cannot add Production Reporting jobs or job output to an EPM Workspace page.
13799595 -- Compatibility View must be disabled for EPM Workspace. By default, Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 enables Compatibility View for Intranet sites. When Compatibility View is enabled with EPM Workspace, problems such as truncated dialogs, incorrect object selection, and tree views expanded unexpectedly may occur. Also, error messages are displayed when Oracle Hyperion Financial Management and Planning applications launch.
The default Compatibility View Setting in Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 cannot be changed for hosts. To resolve this problem, clear all boxes in the Compatibility View Settings dialog. This ensures that Compatibility View is disabled for EPM Workspace. To enable and disable Compatibility View, Administrators can create group policy settings using the policy name “Use Policy List of Quirks Mode” at the path Windows Components\Internet Explorer\Compatibility View. See http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg699401.aspx.
13733894 -- For Mozilla Firefox version 4 or higher, you must install the Mozilla Firefox XUL add-on to view the EPM Workspace logon page. The add-on uses XUL technology when Mozilla Firefox connects to the EPM System Web server. The add-on can be installed and configured by the end user, or an administrator can configure the add-on before distributing it to users.
For users to install and configure the XUL add-on:
Install the Remote XUL Manager add-on from https://addons.mozilla.org/en-us/firefox/addon/remote-xul-manager/ into Mozilla Firefox, and then restart Mozilla Firefox.
In Mozilla Firefox, select Tools, then Web Developer, and then Remote XUL Manager to open the Remote XUL Manager dialog.
In Remote XUL Manager, click Add..., and then add an entry for each host or domain name the EPM System Web server uses, then select File, and then select Close. For example, a typical deployment might have a test EPM System Web server at epmtest.example.com and a production server at epm.example.com. The Remote XUL Manager can be configured with both host names (epmtest.example.com and epm.example.com), or with just the domain name (for example, example.com). If the EPM System Web server is accessed using a short host name (for example, http://myserver/) or an IP address (for example, http://10.12.1.2/), add these names or IP addresses.
For Administrators to install, configure, and distribute the add-on to users:
Perform Steps 1 through 3 from the user procedure to install and configure the XUL add-on.
Open the Remote XUL Manager dialog, then select File, then Generate Installer, then select the domains, optionally customize a message for users, and then generate an XPI file.
Distribute the XPI file using any convenient method, such as copying the XPI file to a shared network location or by email.
Direct users to open Mozilla Firefox, and then drag the XPI file into the Mozilla Firefox window. In some cases, Mozilla Firefox will need to be restarted.
A standard message or the message you specified is displayed with the list of domains, and then Remote XUL Manager uninstalls itself from the users' machines. EPM Workspace then functions normally.
13794606 -- When using Microsoft Internet Explorer 9, users cannot open objects from the Recently Opened list. To resolve this issue, log off EPM Workspace, and then log back on.
13793825 -- When using Internet Explorer 9 with a bidirectional language, the Batch Scheduling Wizard and the Book Editor display a short "Selected Items" list when the Wizard is first opened. Resizing the browser window displays the UI correctly, making the Selected Items list easier to navigate.
13769862, 13714812 -- In EPM Workspace Pages, layout areas that contain Favorites, Alerts/Exceptions, Applications, or URLs have nonfunctional Edit and Launch buttons. To change the URL layout area to use a different URL, the layout area can be removed, and then added again.
13769770 -- When editing Workspace Pages, if the Data Source field is not fully visible, highlight the text and scroll to view the full path.
13719326 -- If Oracle BI EE is integrated into EPM Workspace, logging off and logging back on to EPM Workspace may cause the browser to close unexpectedly. To resolve this problem, close the browser after selecting Logoff from the File menu. This error does not occur if a product that uses Oracle Hyperion Reporting and Analysis is configured.
13714992 -- When using EPM Workspace pages with bidirectional language locales, resizing layout areas does not work correctly. To resolve this problem, edit the page in English, and then view the page in the bidirectional language locale.
13714759 -- When using bidirectional locales, layout areas may not be positioned correctly when creating EPM Workspace pages.
13709641 -- When using bidirectional locales in Explore, column order cannot be changed.
13704836-- When using the Explore feature to browse the repository in Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 and 8 with a bidirectional language, the display does not scroll correctly. To resolve this problem, use Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 or Firefox instead.
13704532 -- When using bidirectional locales, adding layout areas to EPM Workspace pages results in stacked and overlapping layout areas.
13704493 -- When using bidirectional locales, dragging content to layout areas in EPM Workspace pages fails. To resolve this issue, drag the content to an empty space on the EPM Workspace page. This action creates a new layout area that contains the dragged content.
13704443 -- Intermittently, new EPM Workspace pages are not displayed in the Home Page Workspace Pages layout area. To resolve this issue, log off EPM Workspace, and then logon again.
13704310 -- When using bidirectional locales, moving layout areas during EPM Workspace page design fails.
13107982 -- The right mouse context menu does not work correctly when editing a new EPM Workspace page in the Arabic locale. To place layout areas in a new EPM Workspace page, use the main Edit menu to insert layout areas (for example, Favorites, or Application list).
12865271 -- When using Mozilla Firefox, users cannot log off after opening a Financial Reporting report in PDF and a Planning application.
10359325 -- Sometimes when you assign user or group default preferences using Manage Preferences and then select Document as the default Start Page, the following error message is displayed:
“The startup document specified does not exist in the repository. Select a new startup document on the General Preferences tab.”
You can ignore this error message.
10239838 -- For the Home Page, objects are not added to Recently Opened when the parameter bpm.logoff=false is used in the URL.
9788411 -- When an administrator selects a user in Manage Preferences, then clicks Next, the Manage Preferences Wizard does not display the user's preferences correctly. Specifically, the type of startup content (for example, Document or Explore) is displayed, but not the content details (for example, document MyReport, or folder /Users/MyName).
8940113 -- If EPM Workspace servers are in a clustered configuration, changes to EPM Workspace server settings take effect only after the clustered EPM Workspace Web applications are restarted.
7483255 -- If you edit an EPM Workspace page by selecting File, and then Save As, you save the changes to a new EPM Workspace page and the existing EPM Workspace page. To save changes only to the new EPM Workspace page, open the existing page, and before making any changes to the page, select File, then Save As, then save the page with a new name, and then open the new page and edit it.
6585295 -- In certain instances a tree with content wider than the visible area displays scrollbars that have no effect. To resolve this issue, move the vertical splitter to the right to resize the visible area, allowing for more content.
6581290 -- When Mozilla Firefox is used with Linux or Apple Macintosh OS X operating systems, clicking the mouse to select an object in Microsoft Internet Explorer sometimes selects the wrong object. To resolve this issue, you must install and use the Liberation family of TrueType fonts.
For Linux, the recommended font package is the Liberation-fonts package. This package can be installed using the command:
yum install liberation-fonts
The X Windows server must be restarted for the change to take effect.
For Apple Macintosh OS X, copy the Liberation fonts to the user's $HOME/Library/Fonts directory.
6566264 -- In Internet Explorer 7 and later, menus sometimes overlap or have unnecessary scroll bars. Internet Explorer 7 introduced a feature to enable users to control whether Web applications can open windows of any size. By default, this feature prohibits Web applications from opening windows of any size, causing menus to display incorrectly in some circumstances. To display menus correctly:
Select Tools, and then Internet Options.
On the Security tab, select the Web application zone, and then click Custom Level.
From Miscellaneous, scroll to Allow script-initiated windows without size or position constraints, and then click Enable.
Click OK, then Yes, and then click OK again.
6564975 -- File and folder names containing multi-byte characters should not exceed 80 characters.
6562984 -- In some circumstances in Microsoft Internet Explorer, you cannot open Microsoft Office files in a new window.
To open Microsoft Office files in a new window in Microsoft Internet Explorer:
Select Tools, and then Internet Options.
On the Security tab, select the Web application's zone, and then select Custom Level.
Under Downloads, navigate to Automatic prompting for file downloads, and then click Enable.
Click OK, then Yes, and then click OK again.
6540172 -- Group preferences are applied only to current group members, not to users who are added to the group after the group preferences are set.
6539333 -- When creating Interactive Reporting documents with the New Document wizard, you can select a file to which you do not have access (such as a file imported by another user). If you select such a file, you get an error message that you do not have permission to access the document, and the New Document wizard closes.
6537899 -- In Mozilla Firefox, documents in common spreadsheets and Microsoft Word processing formats open in a separate window. The documents are not embedded in the browser like they are when using Microsoft Internet Explorer.
16622639 -- When installing Financial Reporting Studio, a command prompt dialog displays the following warning: “Unable to locate tools.jar. Expected to find it in C:\...\lib\tools.jar.” This warning message does not affect the Financial Reporting Studio configuration, and is dismissed automatically when installation is complete.
16612248 -- Financial Reporting Studio installer does not list Polish in the language selection list.
16585422 -- For applications deployed using Websphere, the annotation audit file, annotationaudit.log, is not available.
16558445 -- In PDF Preview, if Microsoft Office files and text files included in Financial Reporting books have the same names (for example myreport.txt and myreport.doc), all such files are eliminated from the book except the last one in the book, and that file is included multiple times. To resolve this issue, assign different names to all files included in a book.
16523262 -- When using Mozilla Firefox, switching between a PDF report, PDF Book, or Complete Book in PDF in the viewer to another dialog (for example, Help About, or Preferences) can cause the report or book to be rerun.
16506779 -- When reports are saved as snapshot reports, annotations are not saved in the snapshot reports.
16483618 -- In the Financial Reporting book editor if you add a Stellant URL, the POV is not displayed when “Enable Embedded Content Processing” is set to the default value of “Yes.” As a result, the FRExecute contained in the Stellant URL is not executed. To resolve this issue, in the book editor, set “Enable Embedded Content Processing” to “No,” then set it to “Yes” again, and then save the book.
16483123 -- Users cannot open annotations created for Page dimensions by clicking the paper clip icon. Annotations created on the Page dimension must be viewed in the annotation pane.
16473963 -- To preview reports containing prompts on a mobile device, the mobile browser setting for blocking pop-ups must be turned off.
16450694 -- The body of Financial Reporting reports is not displayed correctly when report objects contain data source annotations.
16437687 -- Financial Reporting reports opened in Microsoft Excel are not interpreting Microsoft Excel special characters correctly.
16421361 -- When viewing Financial Reporting reports using “Complete Book in PDF,” related content is not listed in the Table of Contents or available in the book content after changing the book User POV.
16413676 -- The “Launch Out” option available in PDF Preview on mobile devices is displayed only in the English locale even when a non-English locale is used.
16409859 -- When a space is selected as the thousands separator, values that require the thousands separator are exported incorrectly to Microsoft Excel with a leading quote mark. For example, the value 20,536 is displayed in reports as 20 536 when a space is the thousands separator. However, when the report is exported to Microsoft Excel, it is displayed as '20 536.
16408267 -- To create an annotation for a text object when using Internet Explorer, click the New Annotation button in the view pane, and then select desired text from the context tab of the new annotation dialog. Adding a text object annotation by right-clicking the text object is not available.
16407560 -- In Financial Reporting Studio, when users select HTML Preview, reports are displayed in the client locale, not the browser locale.
16406555 -- When using Financial Reporting in a non-English locale, two of the strings displayed after highlighting a row, “Top” and “<Leading Dots>” are displayed in the English locale.
16406328 -- When inserting the LabeledCellText function in a Financial Reporting report with the Chinese locale, the report fails with an invalid parameter error. To resolve this issue, manually edit functions from full width quote to a half width quote.
16399536 -- When using Financial Reporting in a non-English locale, the Start menu option “Uninstall Financial Reporting Studio” is displayed in the English locale.
16386578, 13812555 -- Font size and font name are not available in the Annotations dialog.
16386397 -- Depending on the locale selected, the date format in the timestamp of each line of the annotation audit log (annotationaudit.log) may be incorrect.
16365191 -- The Select Member dialog is displayed in the locale specified in EPM Workspace user preferences, rather than the browser locale used when creating reports.
16365065 -- The locale used for Financial Reporting Studio is specified in the Financial Reporting Studio logon page instead of user preferences in EPM Workspace.
16340599 -- Note that Weblogic servers truncate long file names.
16328503 -- When users specify “Email PDF as Zip” when scheduling batches, batches containing only one report are not emailed as zipped files.
16311856 -- Tool tips text is not displayed in Financial Reporting Studio.
16304293 -- Depending on the grid alignment defined in the report, grid alignment may be incorrect in PDF files for reports migrated from Financial Reporting, Release 11.1.1.x.
16303067 -- In Financial Reporting Studio, if you open a report that is stored in one folder (for example, my_monthly_reports), you cannot save the report as a snapshot report in a different folder (for example, my_daily_reports).
16302422 -- If you add custom related content to report text objects in the report header, body or footer, the report is displayed in EPM Workspace with long underlines beneath these text objects.
16300873 -- Search does not return reports attached to row or column templates using the Link to Source Object option.
16288952 -- Documents that are child members of a live URL in a book cannot be opened when viewing HTML book output.
16288482 -- When viewing Stellent HTML documents containing the FRExecute function, user POVs are not displayed.
16287714 -- Changing time zones when scheduling batches can result in an incorrect time calculation.
16266404 -- When Financial Reporting Studio is installed on a non-English machine, the list of languages displayed on the logon page is not localized.
16266345 -- When the Arabic locale is selected, the Financial Reporting Studio logon page displays the language list on the left side of the screen instead of on the right.
16249504 -- The column widths of Financial Reporting reports change when reports are imported into Smart View.
16243882 -- HTTP links specified in a CellText function in Financial Reporting reports are not functional.
16243624 -- In a text row or column in a grid, using the GetCell text function or the RetrieveCellDocument option fails. However, both work when used with text boxes.
16242828 -- Stellent URLs to Microsoft Office 2007 applications are not active when added to books included in batches that specify HTML output.
16242545 -- Users cannot open Stellant URLs from Financial Reporting Book HTML Preview output.
16209827 -- Sometimes custom headings and colors specified for merged columns are not displayed in multi-column Financial Reporting reports that contain two or more dimensions in one or more columns.
16205625 -- Reports imported to Microsoft Excel using Smart View use Windows 2003 format instead of Windows 2007 format.
16200372 -- Annotations do not retain colors selected for text and background after users reply to the annotations.
16194831 -- When a Financial Reporting report is displayed in HTML Preview and an annotation is open in the report, shortcut keys do not work within the report.
16191268 -- When using Internet Explorer 9, horizontal and vertical bars are displayed in EPM Workspace after displaying the prompt dialog.
16179555 -- In some cases, reports generated using FRExecute from a text box in Microsoft Word are not displayed correctly as part of a book.
16179050 -- When POV is modified in EPM Workspace, the change is not reflected in reports currently open in Financial Reporting.
16049835 -- When using Internet Explorer 9, the Annotation dialog does not display correctly.
16045239 -- In HTML Preview, if a snapshot report is specified as an annotation attachment, the snapshot report is not displayed correctly when accessed from the annotation attachment.
16022321 -- Users cannot download the FinancialReportingStudio.exe file from EPM Workspace if the deployment is done on an HP-UX UNIX environment. To resolve this problem, copy the file from the server location: //<EPM_ORACLE_HOME>/products/financialreporting/install/bin to the client machine, then use the Run as Administrator option to run FinancialReportingStudio.exe to install Financial Reporting Studio.
16015767 -- When using a large number of “Replace” values specified in the grid, sometimes numeric formatting messages, like “HTML ERROR in Number Format : "1.8127"” are displayed when Financial Reporting reports are exported to Microsoft Excel or Smart View.
16014874, 15967681, 15832472 -- When using Mozilla Firefox 10.x, reports are not displayed correctly if “Freeze Grid Headers” is set.
15996980 -- When using Complete Book in PDF, the book Table of Contents uses Letter format when Legal is specified in the book setup.
15978346 -- When a PDF is output from an Oracle Hyperion Public Sector Planning and Budgeting application that includes decision package support, the page numbering is set and cannot be changed. When a Oracle Hyperion Public Sector Planning and Budgeting PDF file such as this is added to a Financial Reporting book, the book page numbering is incorrect.
15966512 -- In Financial Reporting books, report names longer than 40 characters are truncated in the Table of Contents when using Complete Book in PDF.
15957851 -- After upgrading from Financial Reporting, Release 126.96.36.199 to Financial Reporting, Release 188.8.131.52, the alignment is not bidirectional compliant when running Financial Reporting reports in PDF Preview.
15915103 -- In Financial Reporting Studio, to delete a folder or a report object, select the report or object in the right pane of the repository, then select Edit, and then Delete.
15899243, 15842711-- Saving snapshot reports may fail if the target folder is at the third level or lower in the repository.
15874457 -- When opening an expanded member in Financial Reporting reports, the report top-level member is displayed instead of the expanded member, requiring users to scroll down to their former position in the report.
14691385 -- If a Financial Reporting report is open in Financial Reporting Studio designer, launching a second report from EPM Workspace by selecting File, then Open In, and then Studio Preview, does not open the second report in Financial Reporting Studio designer. To resolve this issue, open the second report from an open Financial Reporting Studio instance, or close and then launch Financial Reporting Studio again from EPM Workspace.
14682035 -- Importing a live URL to EPM Workspace, and then adding that live URL to a book, causes the book to fail when run. To resolve this issue, import the HTML file into EPM Workspace, and then add that file to the Financial Reporting book.
14680275 -- When using Financial Reporting on an iPad, ensure that pop-up blockers are disabled in your mobile browser settings if “Preview User POV” is set to On in Preferences or reports contain prompts.
14679156 -- There are intermittent problems with displaying text boxes and images, and sizing columns when viewing Financial Reporting reports on an iPad. To resolve this issue, use positioning properties for all Financial Reporting report objects to prevent objects from overlapping each other.
14600458 -- When exporting a Financial Reporting report from EPM Workspace to Smart View, the user POV for the report is not retained. The user POV defaults to the user POV used most recently in Smart View.
14541797 -- Searching for annotations using the Context option fails.
14541783 -- In the Japanese locale, searching for annotations using the Category option fails.
14538796 -- In Financial Reporting Studio, after saving reports using “Save As,” the report title bar does not reflect the new report name.
14310226 -- Financial Reporting reports that use the MemberProperty function display the function code in the reports rather than the results.
14271261 -- Financial Reporting reports created using HTML Preview cannot be exported to Microsoft Word and Microsoft PowerPoint. Books run using Complete Book in PDF that include Microsoft Word and Microsoft PowerPoint files do not contain the Microsoft Word or Microsoft PowerPoint files in their output.
14204717 -- When row and column templates are used in Financial Reporting reports, the row formulas always take precedence over the column formulas.
13971127, 13116711 -- When Financial Reporting Studio runs on a machine using the Arabic locale, the second report created in a session is displayed incorrectly.
13970979, 13794113 -- When using Microsoft Internet Explorer 9, EPM Workspace is not refreshed correctly after using the Database Connection dialog.
13969306 -- When using the Suppression Top N option for row and column properties, note the following:
Use this option only with Essbase data sources
The row axis can only contain a single dimension
The Page axis must not contain any dimensions
Ensure a data row exists with a member selection that returns at least N members, where N is the number of members specified in Top N.
13930056 -- After deleting a text object name in a Financial Reporting report, the text object cannot be renamed.
13901513 -- For locales other than English, sometimes saving reports in a new folder with the default folder name fails.
13853032 -- In Financial Reporting Studio, new folders are not available after refreshing the display.
13851813 -- You cannot save a snapshot report to a folder created in Financial Reporting Studio. To resolve this problem, in EPM Workspace create a subfolder for the folder, and then save the snapshot report to the subfolder.
13813300 -- In the Italian locale in Microsoft Internet Explorer 9, some text is truncated in the batch scheduling dialog boxes.
13797530 -- The default annotation categories are displayed in English instead of the selected locale when previewing a Financial Reporting report in PDF format.
13794302 -- In Microsoft Explorer 9, the Annotations pane is not displayed correctly for locales using bidirectional languages.
13784268 -- In Microsoft Explorer 9, Financial Reporting reports are not displayed correctly in HTML Preview for locales using bidirectional languages.
13784041 -- If header text is added to a book, the header text is not displayed in the Table of Contents when the book is viewed using Complete Book in PDF.
13773244 -- On an Apple Macintosh platform using Mozilla Firefox, opening a Financial Reporting report fails if the report is opened immediately after exporting the report to that platform.
13771016 -- Report headings sometimes are not displayed centered on the page if the report grid contains more than 1000 columns.
13770396 -- If Financial Reporting reports containing any cells formatted with percent signs (%) are exported from Financial Reporting to Microsoft Excel 2008 for the Mac, all cells in the exported report are formatted with percent signs.
13732935 -- In locales using bidirectional languages, the Preview Bursting List dialog does not display correctly.
13731692 -- In Financial Reporting Studio, to delete content from the repository, you must be in the list view. Delete is not supported from the tree view.
13654055 -- In the New Annotation dialog in the description area, lines may be double spaced when using the Enter key. To avoid this issue, use SHIFT-Enter to insert line breaks.
13645991 -- When doing a search in Annotation Manager, if you use special characters in the annotation search dialog, the results returned may not be the expected results.
13645831, 13115741 -- The Select Members dialog is not displayed correctly in locales using bidirectional languages.
13606357 -- In Financial Reporting, for bidirectional language locales, the maximize icon does not size the folder tree view pane correctly.
13606330 -- In Financial Reporting, when using bidirectional locales, maximizing the viewing window can result in the viewing window closing.
13579691 -- When using Financial Reporting with a bidirectional locale, the User POV dialog is not displayed correctly.
13484691 -- In locales using bidirectional languages, alignment is incorrect for Financial Reporting Studio text objects.
13462921 -- The toolbar icons in Financial Reporting Studio are not compliant with bidirectional locales, and are not displayed in the expected right to left order.
13431428 -- If reports contain text objects with tabs, the text object is not displayed correctly when the report is opened in PDF Preview. To resolve this issue, replace the tabs with spaces in the text object.
13397393 -- The Add and Remove button icons are pointing in the wrong direction in the Preview User POV dialog for locales using bidirectional languages.
13396875 -- Database connection lines are not displayed correctly in the Preview User POV for locales using bidirectional languages.
13384773 -- When using Financial Reporting Studio with locales other than English, dates are displayed in the locale specified for the server rather than the locale specified in user preferences.
13384684 -- For Financial Reporting reports created in the afternoon, the create time stamp is incorrect in the report summary.
13115978 -- The report Save dialog is not displayed correctly in locales using bidirectional languages.
13055279 -- If a book document contains the FRExecute function, then the MHTML book output may fail to generate successfully.
12981118 -- When using bidirectional languages, charts may not be displayed correctly.
12542741 -- Sometimes when exporting Financial Reporting reports to Microsoft Excel using the Fully Formatted export option, logos are sized incorrectly. To resolve this issue, use Image Editor to size the logo to the size required in the exported file before exporting.
12339716 -- The text function LabeledCellText used with the page keyword Current returns “Error: Unable to get cell value” if used in the header or footer.
11895214 -- Changes made to substitution variables are not automatically reflected in Financial Reporting Studio. To resolve this problem, open the report in Financial Reporting Studio, and then select the member using the member selection dialog.
10318177 -- In Financial Reporting text functions, the Planning Unit Annotation parameter “All” is translated in non-English locales. As a result, the text functions are not evaluated correctly. To resolve this problem, replace the translated word in the text functions with the English word “All”. For example, change <<PlanningAnnotations("GridName", Row, Column, Page, Tutti, Tutti) with <<PlanningAnnotations("GridName", Row, Column, Page, All, All).
10326386 -- Arabic characters may be displayed incorrectly in a Financial Reporting Studio grid even if Financial Reporting Studio is installed on an Arabic client. To resolve this problem, change the font manually.
10279716 -- If you select Save As after modifying an existing report, and then rename the modified report, the report name and location are not updated until the modified report is closed and reopened.
9315489 -- The Financial Reporting Studio logon page uses the default Microsoft Windows font to render the logon page characters. To view Korean characters rendered correctly in a Japanese operating system, for example, you must change the default system font for your Japanese machine to Korean.
Some common system dialog boxes are rendered using the default language. These are Microsoft Windows dialog boxes that use the default language font and not the Financial Reporting user's language.
The best practice is to use a foreign language operating system that matches the user's preferred language, or to set the default Microsoft Windows language to the preferred language.
9312531 -- If Financial Reporting books contain external Microsoft Word documents that contain the FRExecute function, then the book Table of Contents page numbering may be incorrect. To resolve this issue, insert page breaks in the Microsoft Word documents containing the FRExecute functions.
9113605 -- The GetCell function may not retrieve the correct data if the target cell has conditional formatting applied.
8237117 -- When Financial Reporting reports are exported to Microsoft Word or Microsoft PowerPoint, image objects in the report are truncated. To correct this, change the Tabbed Browsing Settings through Microsoft Internet Explorer Option settings.
7539846 -- The error message for Financial Reporting Studio repository is displayed in English instead of the appropriate language.
7434889 -- When using row and column templates, inherited formatting can only be applied to one axis (either rows or columns).
7162881 -- There are annotation search limitations for Show Reports with the Annotation Manager.
6550742 -- When performing a Change Data Source operation on reports that contain a linked row and column template, there is no warning message when the report contains a row and column template that is linked to a different data source.
6540965 -- In the Web App Server, some Java server pages fail if the path is more than 256 characters, and when installing in a directory other than the default directory. To resolve this issue, decrease the path length by moving the directory closer to the root.
16054229 -- When using Microsoft Internet Explorer 9, using the arrow keys to navigate through tables and pivots fails.
16003859 -- Reference and Trend lines are not displayed after changing chart type from bubble to scatter or from scatter to bubble.
15984768 -- When using Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 with Interactive Reporting Web Client, the right border of the Search and Browse tabs is not displayed in the Member Selection dialog.
15912354 -- When using Interactive Reporting Studio or Interactive Reporting Web Client with the Japanese locale, images and Japanese characters may be displayed incorrectly. Using the Albany family of fonts solves this problem in some instances. However, when using the Albany family of fonts, some Japanese characters are displayed as a string of question marks.
15878871 -- When using Microsoft Internet Explorer 9, the Network button in the Save file dialog does not work when closing BQY files in Interactive Reporting Web Client.
14779583 -- When using Interactive Reporting Studio or Interactive Reporting Web Client with the French locale, setting decimal values when selecting column filters in query mode fails. For example, if the filter specifies 14.57, 14 is returned.
14650382 -- Search returns the previous job owner instead of the owner specified using Change Owner.
13793036 -- In Interactive Reporting, filtered reports cannot be sized and moved on some monitors. To resolve this issue, use a display resolution suitable for the filter dialog boxes, or create the filter dialog in the current display resolution.
13682139 -- If you use Interactive Reporting Studio with Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 OS, opening a BQY file fails, and returns a local error.
13640666 -- For HP-UX platforms, CubeQuery search results are incorrect if the Alias or Both options are used.
13613454 -- To connect to Essbase on 32-bit Linux platforms, add the string <EPM_ORACLE_HOME>/lib to the $LD_LIBRARY_PATH variable at /common/raframeworkrt/184.108.40.206/bin/set_common_env.sh.
13538084 -- “Export to XLSX” is not available when users open BQY files using the SmartCut URL.
13474155 -- Pivot section calculations may not return correct results.
13467218 -- If spaces are included in metadata, column names are displayed instead of masked.
13247115 -- Sometimes the message “Invalid identifier” is displayed when querying BQY file tables using one column containing numeric values and another column containing computed values.
13103057, 12992372 -- Users must have permissions for both the BQY file and the OCE that is linked to that file to process the BQY file.
12987598 -- Attribute dimensions cannot be processed correctly on HP-UX platforms. An Essbase error occurs if using Old OLAPQuery section, or if running the “Download to Results” with an Attribute dimension in rows or columns and "Download DataBase Totals" option is not selected.
12950833 -- In Interactive Reporting Studio, filtering data using both date and time values may not return correct results.
12938529 -- The Report section of Interactive Reporting files exported to Microsoft Excel is exported in tab-delimited format when .xls format is specified.
12932483 -- When a chart uses scale values on both the left and right side, only the values on the right side are displayed when the chart is inserted into a Report section.
12922076 -- When using Interactive Reporting, Release 11.1.2.x, exporting files created in Interactive Reporting releases earlier than System 9 can cause problems with file delimiters.
12813169 -- Indentation is displayed incorrectly in Query section tables.
12664879 -- After upgrading from Brio 6.6.4 to Interactive Reporting, Release 220.127.116.11, users are unable to save BQY files created with Brio 6.6.4.
12321878 -- In certain circumstances, problems occur using Oracle Hyperion Interactive Reporting Studio sliders in the dashboard section.
10382488 -- Generated job files do not display seconds in the time format.
9836393 -- In Microsoft Office 2007 and 2010, a Microsoft Excel alert message is displayed if you export a section to *.mhtml format from the Interactive Reporting Web Client.
9434265 -- When using Mozilla Firefox, an unexpected logon dialog is displayed in Insight when selecting Save to Repository or Save to Repository As. To resolve this issue, log on to EPM Workspace when prompted. This is necessary only when selecting Save to Repository or Save to Repository As for the first time.
9256058 -- Sometimes Interactive Reporting Job Service does not accept jobs. If this problem occurs, change the BQDocsTimeOut property value from 1000 to 3600 in portal_en.properties at \libs\msgs\portal_en.properties.
9040642 -- You cannot connect to the database in Insight using the Mozilla Firefox browser after the session expires if “Save to Repository As” is selected. To resolve this issue, close and then reopen the browser.
8439336 -- Multiple logon dialog boxes are displayed on the export section from EPM Workspace to Microsoft Excel if authentication through SiteMinder is installed.
7452671 -- When using Mozilla Firefox 2 browser with EPM Workspace, the widgets temporarily do not respond to slider input in the following cases:
Viewing the widgets for the first time when the document is opened
After viewing LiveCharts that are positioned outside a certain footprint
To resolve this issue, navigate to another section of the document and then return.
7452638 -- In Mozilla Firefox, Live Charts outside a footprint of approximately 8 1/2 inches wide or 3 1/2 inches high in the Dashboard workspace are not drawn correctly. If you are deploying the dashboard on Mozilla Firefox, design the dashboard within this footprint constraint.
7342404 -- On Linux/UNIX platforms, sometimes loading the ODBC driver for Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition fails, causing query processing to fail. To resolve this issue, run Data Access Service on a Microsoft Windows platform.
7317044 -- Widget transparency is not supported in export output. The widget footprint appears as white regardless of the background color of the dashboard.
7204915 -- You cannot stop DAS after processing certain types of BQY documents.
7182583 -- Some widget-specific Script Editor context-sensitive Help file links do not work. Attempting to open them generates a “file not found” message. To access these Help topics, open the Help file from the Help menu and search by name.
7173000 -- Sometimes opening BQY files in Smart Space fails. If this occurs, add the following command to your startup script:
This command switches to the Results section when opening the document.
7117551 -- There is no Object Model functionality for the EventScript on the Slider Widget. You cannot use dynamic creation, reading or writing for this script event.
7116714 -- The Widget association with a slider is lost if the slider contains no data. The slider must contain data for a valid association with a gauge or Live Chart.
7116439 -- For a predefined number format, if the number format is "+#,##0" or "+#,##0%", the negative number is shown as "-+#,##0" or "-+#,##0%" instead of "-#,##0" or "-#,##0%." For a custom number format, the negative format cannot be guaranteed to be correct in this release.
7111535 -- The Gradient-Horz (horizontal) and Gradient-Vert (vertical) properties are not applicable for Live Line Charts even though the properties dialog box displays them.
7036539 -- For an ODBC/ODBC MERANT Oracle Wire Protocol driver connection, the timestamp WITH TIME ZONE data type is recognized as a string. To resolve this issue, manually set the data type.
6982405 -- The data model connection property “username” returns a null value. The Oracle Hyperion Interactive Reporting Web Client retrieves the user name from the Object Model when the user name is specified using the Object Model, or when the OCE/Query section setting prompts for the user name. In all other scenarios, the user name and password is read by the server and sent to the database. For security reasons, the user name is never sent to the client.
6614851 -- Interactive Reporting does not start on systems using 64-bit kernel mode on AIX 5.3 ML6.
The issue with AIX 5.3 ML6 affects all current and previously released versions of System 9 (through 9.3.1) and all versions of Hyperion Performance Suite 8. There is an IBM compatibility issue with ML6 in 64-bit kernel mode. IBM may also refer to 5.3 ML6 as 5300-06.
Because versions 8.5 and System 9 supports AIX 5.3, customers could assume that this includes all Technology Level (TL) and Maintenance Level (ML) levels. This notice is to inform you that 5.3 ML6 is not supported in versions 8.5 and System 9.
Action Required: If you have already installed AIX 5.3 ML6, you must upgrade to AIX 5.3 ML7. IBM may also refer to 5.3 ML7 as 5300-07. Alternatively, you may change the kernel mode to 32-bit if using 5.3 ML6. However, Oracle recommends upgrading to AIX 5.3 ML7.
6588245 -- When you set a Pivot Cume data function of “Function of Percent of Row,” the percentage of the grand total is returned.
6583475 -- An unknown error is displayed when an individual member value is dragged into the data layout from an SAP BW alternate hierarchy. This issue is specific to the OLAP Query section in an SAP BW data source and occurs only with an SAP BW GUI 6.4 OLE DB for OLAP (ODBO) driver.
6540929 -- When exporting the Report section of a BQY file to an existing file in Microsoft Excel (.xls format), the export fails if the target file is locked. However, users are not alerted with an error message when this occurs. This is not an issue for Results or Table sections.
6540605 -- At least one Results or Table column must be present to enable the shortcut menu that contains the option to add or modify a computed item. When no columns are present, select the menu option Actions, and then Add Computed Item... to create a computed item.
6534426 -- You cannot control the Layer or Layering function when one object is an embedded browser. This is a limitation of Windowed controls and non-Windowed controls where Windowed controls, like an embedded browser, cannot go behind non-Windowed controls like shapes or graphics.
6533573 -- Incorrect SQL is generated using outer join ODBC options in OCE. This is a known issue with MSSQL and nested outer joins when the Use Outer Join Escape Syntax option is selected. If nested outer joins are needed, clear the option.
14592673 -- The user name displayed in Production Reporting Data Source is not updated after changing Production Reporting Database Server settings.
12820911 -- The sample program included in the online Help runs correctly with Production Reporting on an Oracle database, but fails when using Production Reporting with ODBC.
6940273 -- If a report includes two master queries from two different DDO data sources, Oracle Hyperion SQR Production Reporting Studio results in UAE when attempting to edit the second master query.
16342444 -- Before an application is opened, sometimes rights for users assigned the Reviewer role are changed from None to All.
16043426 -- Manage Job Schedules lists schedules owned by several users, instead of just the user viewing the schedule.
14549398 -- Users cannot retrieve Standard Form on Microsoft Windows-based hosts using Microsoft Internet Explorer.
13814094 -- Some dialogs accessed from the Administer menu include a Reset button. Clicking this button causes the dialog to become blank. To resolve this issue, close the dialog and then open it again.
13438034 -- Load balancing is not supported for generic jobs across machines in a distributed environment. To resolve this problem:
Stop Reporting and Analysis Framework Agent Services.
Go to Repository Database and then open V8_PRODUCT table.
Assign the same names for same-type products.
For example, suppose the system is configured to have two Brio Query products on two servers. If one product is named BrioQuery1, and the other is named BrioQuery2, load balancing fails. To repair load balancing between these two hosts enter the same name for each product in the NAME field in V8_PRODUCT table.
Start Reporting and Analysis Framework Agent Services.
12823826 -- The default value of the Oracle Hyperion Reporting and Analysis Framework Cache property “Cache Folders For” is 60. This property specifies the number of seconds to cache folders.
12316913 -- The API method com.sqribe.rm.SessionFactory.getInstance(String account, String password, String rmhostAddress) was replaced with com.sqribe.rm.SessionFactory.getInstance(String cssToken, String gsmHosts, String gsmPorts) in 18.104.22.168. Both functions have the same signature (getInstance(String, String, String)) but different behavior. After upgrading to EPM Workspace, Release 22.214.171.124, applications created prior to Release 126.96.36.199 that use method getInstance(String account, String password, String rmhostAddress) now use the new method, and return java.lang.NumberFormatException. To resolve this problem, use other methods that have different signatures, for example, getInstance(String account, String password, String rmhostAddress, int port).
11695328 -- Administrators may notice a larger virtual memory footprint for the Reporting and Analysis Framework Web Application and possibly other Java components of Oracle Fusion Performance Management, Release 188.8.131.52 as well. If insufficient memory is available on your system, try reducing the maximum heap setting. The optimum heap setting varies based on system usage. For 100 users, for example, a maximum heap setting of 512 MB for the Reporting and Analysis Framework Web application may be sufficient.
9194960 -- If Reporting and Analysis Framework is disabled in the Enabled Products dialog, disable any other products that depend on Reporting and Analysis Framework, such as Explore.
9089790 -- The Job Service Job Limit property works only after you restart Reporting and Analysis Framework.
8875550 -- On Windows platforms, when replicating common Reporting and Analysis Framework services and using the network shared folder for the repository location, run the Oracle Hyperion Reporting and Analysis Framework agent windows service under a user account with sufficient privileges for the network shared folder (not under a Local System account).
7555645 -- Due to shared resource files between certain features and functions in EPM Workspace, the following languages have English and translated portions in the Administrator screens: Russian, Turkish, Danish and Swedish.
7552741 -- In Korean, a document’s modified time is displayed as a.m. or p.m. on the search result page.
6959959 -- If a security agent with a cookie-based session management mechanism is used, opening Microsoft Office documents from Microsoft Internet Explorer sometimes prompts for credentials. This occurs because Microsoft Office issues an HTTP OPTIONS request when attempting to open documents. This OPTIONS request does not contain the same session-related cookies as requests made from the browser, so the security provider issues the prompt for credentials. See http://support.microsoft.com/?scid=kb;en-us;838028 for details about how Microsoft Office and Microsoft Internet Explorer open documents.
To resolve this issue, reconfigure the security provider by disabling authentication for OPTIONS requests.
13256842 -- Microsoft Office 2007 documents (.docx, .xlsx, .pptx file formats) are indexed for Search by Metadata only. Searching by document contents for these files is not available.
6871481 -- If an Oracle Hyperion Interactive Reporting document contains non-unique Oracle Essbase members in a CubeQuery section, then it cannot be exported to a Oracle Hyperion Smart View for Office client using the Query Ready data export option, or using the Launch Smart View menu command.
16581538, 16489948 -- No hybrid members stored in an Oracle 11G database are displayed in reports.
9897495 -- Exported Web Analysis reports do not open in Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. To resolve this issue, save the exported file to your hard drive, change its extension to .html and then open it with Microsoft PowerPoint 2010.
9320523 -- Shortcut menu items are truncated when using Oracle Hyperion Web Analysis Studio with Microsoft Windows Vista or Microsoft Windows 7 client operating systems if Microsoft Windows Vista theme or Microsoft Windows 7 theme are set. To resolve this problem, switch to Microsoft Windows Classic theme.
9210933 -- There is a limitation for editing data in reports built against a BSO cube with a Typed Measures enabled outline. It is not possible to edit data if Date or Text Measures members are selected in Dimension Browser.
8527669 -- ARUUtil does not create user preferences when regional settings are set to Turkish.
6575786 -- Refresh and Refresh All do not work if two pages of an Oracle Hyperion Web Analysis report are imported sequentially. To resolve this issue, use the All Pages option to import multiple report pages.
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When you cut and paste code snippets from a PDF file, some characters can be lost during the paste operation, making the code snippet invalid. Workaround: Cut and paste from the HTML version of the document.
The location of Web application deployment has changed. All references to this location in the documentation should be updated from:
where serverName is the name of the WebLogic domain.
The ODL logging location for Web applications has changed. All references in the documentation should be updated from:
where serverName is the name of the WebLogic managed server.
The documentation for the “Passing Data Using Streams Instead of Files” property has been updated in the Oracle Hyperion Reporting and Analysis Framework Administrator's Guide as follows:
This property alters the way data is transmitted between services and the Web application.
If yes is selected, servlets retrieve files from services using streamed input and output (I/O) and direct connection instead of temporary file system storage. Data is transferred over a separate socket connection between the Repository Services and the servlets.
If no is selected, data is transferred and stored in a file (or in memory if the data is less than 500 KB) for servlets and the Service Broker.
In general, you should enable this option because streamed I/O is more efficient. If your system has a firewall between the servlets and the services, however, you should disable this option since it will randomly allocate the use of any available port on the service host. With the option disabled, files are sent directly through the Reporting and Analysis service ports already in use instead of creating new socket connections for the file transfer.
When entering names for items in the repository such as files and folders, you can use uppercase and lowercase letters and numbers. Spaces cannot be used at the beginning or end of folder names. File and folder names can only use alphanumeric characters and underscores.
Replacing the Logon Panel Image
The procedure in “Replacing the Logon Panel Image,” in the Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management Workspace Administrator's Guide, fails when using Microsoft IIS with Weblogic.
Multiple Financial Reporting Studio Versions on One Client Machine
Starting with Financial Reporting Studio, Release 184.108.40.206, users can install more than one version of Financial Reporting Studio (for example a test and a development version) on one client machine. The installed versions of Financial Reporting Studio are displayed in the Microsoft Windows Start menu folder and shortcuts, as well as the Uninstall panel.
Before accessing one of multiple Financial Reporting Studio versions, make sure that the versions are installed on the client machine.
Each Financial Reporting Studio version installed on a client machine must be installed in a different directory.
To install Financial Reporting Studio:
If a machine has multiple versions of Financial Reporting Studio installed, only one release can be accessed at a time.
To access a Financial Reporting Studio version:
From the Microsoft Windows Start menu, select Oracle, then Financial Reporting Studio <version number>, and then Register Financial Reporting Studio <version number>, where version number is the Financial Reporting Studio release to use.
From the Microsoft Windows Start menu, select Oracle, then the folder Financial Reporting Studio <version number> and then Financial Reporting Studio <version number>, to launch the Oracle Hyperion Financial Reporting Studio version registered in the previous step.
Variance and Variance/Percent Functions Results for #missing and #error
Replace the current descriptions in the sections in “Variance / Var” and “Variance Percent / VarPer” in the Oracle Hyperion Financial Reporting Studio User's Guide for #missing and #error results with the following information:
Although every formula can have different results depending on the scenario, the following is the expected behavior when the functions return #missing or #error results:
Formulas with a single reference to a #missing value return #error
Formulas with a single reference to a #error value return #error
Formulas with a reference to a #missing value and a #error value return #error
Compound formulas with a reference to one or more numeric values (for example, non-error and non-missing) are evaluated even though there are other references to #error or #missing values.
Cover Page File Restrictions
The list of files types for cover pages in “Adding a Cover Page” in the Oracle Hyperion Financial Reporting Workspace User's Guide has changed. Currently, Microsoft Word files and PDF files are the only possible choices.
The Datasource() Function and Planning Database Connections
Add the following note to the description of the Datasource() function in the Oracle Hyperion Financial Reporting Studio User's Guide:
When using Datasource() with Oracle Hyperion Planning database connections, the function does not return the server name.
Export Excel Wizard
In the Oracle Hyperion Web Analysis Workspace User's Guide, in Step 6 of “Export Excel Wizard,” disregard the sentence “For each selected view, a preview of the exported view is displayed.” This feature is not currently available.
In that same procedure, Step 6, part “a” should state:
“View the list of check box items for a page dimension, and then select the box next to each page dimension member to include in the export.”
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