Oracle® Hyperion Reporting and Analysis



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Table of Contents:


New Features in This Release

New Features in Release

New Features in Release

Installation Information

Supported Platforms

Supported Languages

Supported Paths to this Release

Defects Fixed in this Release

Known Issues

Documentation Updates

Accessibility Considerations


This document includes important, late-breaking information about this release of Oracle Hyperion Reporting and Analysis products. Review this Readme thoroughly before installing Reporting and Analysis products.

New Features in This Release

The following enhancements are included in this release.

EPM Workspace

  • Bidirectional language support

Financial Reporting

  • A new text function, LabeledCellText, retrieves the textual content from a Oracle Hyperion Financial Management database connection through the ADM driver.

  • Ability to change alias tables for reports: There is now an entry in the alias table drop-down on the grid-level property sheet labeled “User Point of View.” When users choose this alias table value, the alias table defined in UserPOV is used when running any grid against Oracle Essbase or Oracle Hyperion Planning. The alias table is defined in UserPOV using the “Setup of View” dialog in Oracle Hyperion Financial Reporting Studio.


    This does not affect the alias table specified in conditional formatting or conditional suppression. In those two areas, an end user indicates a specific alias table and alias values in those tables.

  • A new property, MissingValuesAreZeroInFormulas, that determines how to treat #missing values during the evaluation of grid formulas and calculations. This property is similar to the existing MissingValuesAreZeroInFormulasInHFM property except that it applies to all datasources (not just Financial Management-based grids).

  • New Financial Reporting preference, "None." Use this preference to suppress printing annotations as footnotes in PDF files.

  • Ability to format annotation text, including bullets, numbering, indentation, color, justification, and undo and redo.


    Font type and point size in the New Annotation dialog is not available in this release.

  • Bidirectional support for Financial Reporting Studio.

  • New print engine. A new PDF generation architecture enables the Print Server to also run on UNIX and eliminates the need for Adobe Distiller and GhostScript PDF generation software. No customer licensing of third-party PDF software is required.

    Two additional changes have been made to other functionality as a result of the new Print engine architecture:

    • Financial Reporting Studio Print Preview launches PDF in Adobe Reader instead of opening a Print Preview window.

    • Batch output to a physical Printer is no longer available.

  • Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management System Lifecycle Management support for the following:

    • Financial Reporting batch jobs

    • Financial Reporting User POV's

    • Financial Reporting annotations

  • Support for Financial Management Extended Dimensionality in Financial Reporting

  • Support for Planning: Ability to attach multiple user notes and multiple documents to a cell in Financial Reporting

  • Financial Reporting Studio Explore has a new look and feel similar to Microsoft Windows Explorer. Note that shortcut menus are not available in this release. Users must use the main menu to add a new folder or delete objects.

Interactive Reporting

  • Users can export files to Microsoft Excel 2007 using the *.xlsx file format

Reporting and Analysis Framework

  • Bidirectional language support

Web Analysis

  • The Export Excel Wizard lets you export one or all document pages or multiple data objects with one or more pages from an Oracle Hyperion Web Analysis document residing in the EPM Workspace repository. All Web Analysis data objects (spreadsheet, chart, pinboard) are exported as Microsoft Excel spreadsheets. Freeform Grid and SQL spreadsheets cannot be exported. For information, see the Oracle Hyperion Web Analysis Workspace User's Guide.

New Features in Release

The following enhancements are included in Release

EPM Workspace

Removal of CMC

CMC is no longer a separate Web application. All functionality has been merged into the Administer module. For more information, see the Oracle Hyperion Reporting and Analysis Framework Administrator's Guide

Accessing Financial Close Management, Release from EPM System, Release

Oracle Hyperion Financial Close Management, Release can be launched from Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management Workspace, Release EPM Workspace is providing a sample Financial Close Management HTML file that is located in a designated directory for an administrator to modify. Users can then access Financial Close Management artifacts from the Favorites menu in EPM Workspace.

Note that the Administrator must update the sample Financial Close Management HTML file. Once complete, you can do the following:

  • Launch Financial Close Management

  • Import the Financial Close Management HTML file into the repository

  • Make changes to provisioning

  • Add artifacts for Financial Close Management to Favorites menu

Single Instance Feature of EPM Workspace

Currently, when /workspace and /workspace/index.jsp is issued, it launches a new instance of EPM Workspace in a separate browser window. With the single instance feature, subsequent invocations of /workspace/ and /workspace/index.jsp opens items in EPM Workspace tabs, even when launched from an external URL. Single instance also prevents extra EPM Workspace windows closing existing session(s) where multiple EPM Workspace windows were previously allowed.


Embedded EPM Workspace behavior remains the same. These are also known as Smartcut URLs.

URL Parameter Support

By default, there can only be one instance of EPM Workspace on a client machine. This can be overridden using the URL parameter, multi_process. There are instances where multiple sessions of EPM Workspace must remain open. For example, Financial Management may need to do a side by side comparison of applications.

To handle these instances, EPM Workspace has created a URL parameter to allow multiple window names. The parameter name and setting to use is multi_process=true. You can append the parameter multi_process=true to the EPM Workspace URL.


You should not use this URL parameter for any other purpose. Oracle cannot support Financial Close Management or other products externally launching EPM Workspace items in an EPM Workspace tab.

Financial Reporting

Book Enhancements

Financial Reporting supports Oracle Hyperion Public Sector Planning and Budgeting, enabling you to create Budget Books that contain both reports and textual data. All customers can take advantage of the following book enhancements in this release:

  • Move Book objects and sections from one location to another within the Book Editor using cut and paste book, or drag and drop for enhanced book editing.

  • New right pane in the Book Editor for adding items to the Book and for Book Setup. There are two modes for the right pane, Add Document and Book Setup. To set the mode, select Add Document or Book Setup from the shortcut menu at the top of the pane.


    The shortcut menus in the Book Editor no longer contain menu items for adding documents, as this is now handled from the right pane.

For detailed information, see Oracle Hyperion Financial Reporting Workspace User's Guide.

Microsoft Office Integration Enhancements

You can now embed Financial Reporting related content links into Microsoft Word documents included in a Book. This feature applies only to HTML Web page output, not HTML or PDF Preview in the EPM Workspace.

Similar to the FRExecute function, you must publish the Microsoft Word document to the EPM Workspace (or UCM) repository, and then insert it into the Book. To add the related content links using Microsoft Office Hyperlinks:

  1. Select the desired text in the document, right click, and then select Hyperlink…,

  2. Enter the appropriate URL in the Address field. Examples of appropriate URLs:

    For documents published in EPM Workspace:


    Universal Content Management (Stellent) documents

    idc://<server name>:4444/DM000211

    For Financial Reporting reports




Essbase Failover Support

Financial Reporting has a new Essbase failover capability. To use this capability, change the Financial Reporting Essbase server name to a URL. For example:


Schedule Server

The Scheduler server is combined with the other Financial Reporting services in this release. There is no special configuration required other than using native application server clustering. Ensure that all network shares and physical printers are accessible from all WebLogic instance machines if you store output in external directory or direct output to a printer.

New Features in Release

The following enhancements are included in Release

EPM Workspace

Administrative Push Notification Message

Push notifications enable administrators to push a system wide message to all users of a pending system shutdown for maintenance or any other information they want to communicate to all users

Hostnames That Resolve to IPv6 Addresses

With this release, many Oracle Enterprise Performance Management System products support hostnames that resolve to IPv6 addresses. See the Oracle Enterprise Performance Management System Certification Matrix. IPv4 support (both hostname and IP address) remains unchanged from earlier releases.

Oracle Configuration Manager

Oracle Configuration Manager (OCM) integrates with My Oracle Support and provides configuration information for Oracle software. It assists in the troubleshooting, maintenance, and diagnostics of your EPM System deployment. For more information, see the Oracle Enterprise Performance Management System Installation and Configuration Guide.

Oracle Diagnostic Logging

Most EPM System products have adopted Oracle Diagnostic Logging (ODL) as the logging mechanism. The ODL framework provides uniform support for managing log files; including log file rotation, maximum log file size, and the maximum log directory size. For more information, see “Using EPM System Logs” in Oracle Enterprise Performance Management System Installation and Configuration Troubleshooting Guide.

SSL Configurations

EPM System supports the following types of SSL configuration:

  • Full SSL Deployment (including data access)

  • SSL Terminating at the Web Server

  • SSL accelerators (Off-loading)

  • Two-way SSL

For more information about the SSL configurations, see Oracle Enterprise Performance Management System Security Administration Guide

Transparent Logon

EPM Workspace administrators can write custom code to perform Single Sign-on authentication that transparently logs a user into EPM Workspace using Oracle Hyperion Shared Services security classes or a custom authentication class.

EPM Workspace Server Settings

EPM Workspace server settings enable administrators to edit EPM Workspace server registry values.

Financial Reporting

Book Enhancements

Financial Reporting supports Public Sector Planning and Budgeting, enabling you to create Budget Books that contain both reports and textual data. All customers can take advantage of the following book enhancements in this release:

  • Define a book with a Table of Contents containing sections and indented subsections.

  • Insert new book object types, such as URL links, heading text label and HTML files, into the book. These object types can appear in the book table of contents. Existing external files types in addition to HTML files are: Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, PDF files, and text files.

  • Display custom labels for objects and reports in the book table of contents.

  • Cut and paste book objects and sections for enhanced book editing.

  • Display or hide sections and objects in the book table of contents. When sections or objects are hidden in the table of contents, they are still included in the “Complete Book in PDF” output, but not displayed in the table of contents.

  • Use Microsoft Word with Oracle Hyperion Smart View for Office queries and embedded Financial Reporting reports (using a custom function). The new custom function, FRExecute, enables users to embed a report, grid or chart into Microsoft Word. The report content is retrieved into Microsoft Word when the book is scheduled in a batch output.

  • Generate book output as a static HTML Web site. The HTML Web site provides built-in search capability. Templates are provided for HTML layout and page customization. HTML Web site output is generated when scheduling the book in a batch.

  • Insert a link in a book or as part of Related Content in a report to a document stored in a Content Management System, such as Oracle Universal Management, EPM Workspace, or some other third-party system.

  • New Properties pane at the bottom of the Book Editor that allows editing properties of the selected Book object/file. In addition, the Book Setup dialog settings have been moved here.

For detailed information, see Oracle Hyperion Financial Reporting Workspace User's Guide.

Usage Tracking for Reports and Books

Financial Reporting now tracks information about reports and books, such as who is using a report and when a report was last accessed. Information output to a log file includes time/date stamp, report/book name, user id, and whether the report action was a preview or design.

Enhanced Support for Essbase Date and Text Measures

Financial Reporting displays Essbase Date and Text measures, when they are included in a report. Date measures are formatted based on a user-preference setting

Annotations on Formula Cells

Annotations can now be created for formula cells within a Financial Reporting report.

Related Content Enhancements

Related Content links can be created in any part of a report or snapshot report, such as formula and text rows and columns, row and column headers, images, text boxes and even all of the cells in a grid. Related Content links can also be accessed in reports that are launched from books.

XBRL Creation and Management in Disclosure Management

The current XBRL functionality available in the Financial Reporting Studio allows a report designer to create a report, map XBRL metadata (concepts, context, units and footnotes), and export the report output as an instance document. All the mappings are stored with the individual report.

Oracle Hyperion Disclosure Management is a new product initiative that allows you to assemble a reporting package for submission to a regulatory agency. The first release offers a complete XBRL creation and management solution with the following functionality:

  • Enterprise level XBRL mapping that consists of report level mapping within Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel and reusable data source metadata mapping within Financial Management, Planning, and Essbase, where mapping is performed in Smart View and Financial Reporting. ERP and other data sources can also be mapped within Microsoft Office.

  • XBRL Taxonomy management, editing and viewing. Taxonomy management includes extensions to taxonomies, which allows companies to easily adapt to the evolving XBRL standards. Updated taxonomies can be used against existing mappings.

  • Instance document creation, validation and viewing. Instance Documents generated from Microsoft Office document mappings can be comprehensively viewed and validated for correctness.

The Disclosure Management XBRL functionality is the strategic direction for Oracle’s XBRL solution offering. Oracle recognizes that some customers may have already invested in, and implemented, the legacy Financial Reporting Studio XBRL solution. Beyond the release, the legacy solution will continue to be available and maintained for the foreseeable future. However, there will not be a migration path between the two solutions. Customers who choose to adopt Disclosure Management, in addition to gaining robust XBRL features, will be able to take advantage of the additional future product enhancements to Oracle Hyperion Disclosure Management.

Financial Close Management

This release integrates with Financial Close Management. Financial Close Management helps companies define, execute, and report on the interdependent activities of a financial close period. See the Oracle Hyperion Financial Close Management Readme

Financial Reporting Server Components Combined into One Server

The following three Financial Reporting server components have been combined into one server component: FR Reports server, FR Web Applications server, and FR Scheduler server. The Printer server still remains a separate server component.

Interactive Reporting

Support for SFTP

SFTP protocol is now supported for distribution outputs generated by jobs and schedules. For more information, see Oracle Hyperion Reporting and Analysis Framework Administrator's Guide

Interactive Reporting Roles

Two new roles, IR HTML Viewer and IR WebClient Viewer, have been added for Oracle Hyperion Interactive Reporting. For additional information, see Oracle Enterprise Performance Management System User and Role Security Guide.

Installation Information

Late-breaking information about 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.

Supported Platforms

Information about system requirements and supported platforms for EPM System products is available in a 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 the Oracle Technology Network (OTN):

Supported Languages

Information about supported languages for EPM System products is available in a 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:

Supported Paths to this Release

You can upgrade to EPM System Release from the following releases:

Note: For instructions to upgrade, see the Oracle Enterprise Performance Management System Installation and Configuration Guide, "Upgrading EPM System Products."

Table 1. Table

Release Upgrade Path FromTo


Note that when moving from Release or to Release, you use the "Apply Maintenance Release" option in Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management System Installer, instead of following the documented upgrade procedures. For Oracle Hyperion Financial Close Management, applying the maintenance release is supported only from Release


Note: If you were using Oracle Hyperion EPM Architect Release 9.3.1, you can download the Shared Services release 9.3.3 from My Oracle Support.

A release earlier than Release 9.3.3.x

If you are upgrading from a release earlier than 9.3.3.x, you must first upgrade to a supported release and then upgrade to release For upgrade procedures for the earlier release, see the product installation guides for the interim release that you are upgrading to.

An environment that includes multiple releases, which can include an environment with one instance of 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, 9.3.0.x, 9.3.1.x (except for Essbase,,, and, or 11.1.1.x, Oracle recommends that you upgrade to Release as your interim release. 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 Essbase and Oracle Hyperion Shared Services Release, however, still synchronize security information. For this reason, if you are using Essbase Release,,, or, you must first upgrade all products to Release 9.3.3, instead of Release

Defects Fixed in this Release

If you are coming from Release or, use the Defects Fixed Finder tool to review the list of defects fixed between those releases and Release This tool is available here:

EPM Workspace

  • 13631746 -- When launching EPM Workspace with Mozilla Firefox in the Arabic language, the vertical scrollbar is displayed on the right. To resolve this issue, follow the instructions at: Set “layout.scrollbar.side” to 1.

  • 11769780 -- A Scorecard fails to launch in EPM Workspace after upgrade if that Scorecard is set as the Default Startup Option in EPM Workspace Preferences.

  • 10390622 – When search queries return more than 1024 results, EPM Workspace returns a message stating that the search failed because the result limit was exceeded.

  • 6589361 -- Microsoft Internet Explorer has a new feature that enables you to control whether Web applications can open windows without address or status bars. By default, this feature prohibits Web applications from opening windows without address or status bars, making these parts of the browser always visible. To hide these parts of the browser:

    1. Open Tools, and then select Internet Options.

    2. Click the Security tab, select the Web application zone, and then select Custom Level.

    3. In Miscellaneous, navigate to the setting Allow Web sites to open windows without address or status bars, and then select Enable.

    4. Click OK, then click Yes to confirm, and then click OK again.

  • 6566264 -- In Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 and 8, menus sometimes overlap or have unnecessary scroll bars. Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 and 8 enable you to control whether Web applications can open windows of any size. By default, this feature prohibits Web applications from opening windows of any size, which can cause menus to be displayed incorrectly in some circumstances.

    To display menus correctly:

    1. Open Tools, and then select Internet Options.

    2. Select the Security tab, then select the Web application zone, and then select Custom Level.

    3. In Miscellaneous, navigate to the setting Allow script initiated windows without size or position constraints, and then select Enable.

    4. Click OK, then click Yes , and then click OK again.

Financial Reporting

  • 13851015 -- Export in Query Ready is not working.

  • 13821703 -- Year-to-date members selected in Financial Reporting do not generate year-to-date data.

  • 13814449 -- Deleted batches remain listed in the Scheduler page in EPM Workspace.

  • 13804801 -- When batches are ordered using batch name, some batch names are displayed in the correct order and again at the end of the list.

  • 13804107 -- When using an Essbase data source, the UDA is not displayed on User POV for user preference.

  • 13804066 -- Batch scheduler fails for large books containing HTML output.

  • 13791398 -- Unknown member error is cached for the user.

  • 13705595 -- In the Financial Reporting Book Editor or Batch Scheduler, when using a function and selecting a member, the member is not displayed correctly the first time the member is selected.

  • 13652232 -- In the Financial Reporting member selector page, incorrect aliases are displayed.

  • 13633550 -- When viewing a report in HTML Preview, the text object does not appear centered above the grid for reports that contain a large number of grid columns.

  • 13587387 -- In Financial Reporting reports containing multiple grids that include Page levels, some report sections are included in the output more than once.

  • 13563620 -- User permissions set in batch scheduler are not applied to the resulting object.

  • 13553926 -- The text in the related content report appears hidden when launched from a report that contains a cell with related content link and conditional formatting of black background and white fonts applied.

  • 13544854 -- User-selected alias table is not listed in the User POV dialog.

  • 13545289 -- Financial Reporting reports exported to Microsoft Excel do not produce the expected output.

  • 13515546 -- Annotation context information differs between the annotation manager and the Financial Reporting report.

  • 13514448 -- Filenames of exported Financial Reporting reports contain the folder name where the report was originally stored.

  • 13510734 -- User Point of View search on Essbase Level 0 members is slow.

  • 13434569 -- When Enable Installers is disabled, Financial Reporting Studio is listed in error if you select Tools, and then Install.

  • 13356052 -- The Adjust Row Height to Fit option does not adjust the row height correctly.

  • 13331914 -- The Manage User POV utility does not import substitution variables to User POV.

  • 13325701 -- Using the Polish locale, users cannot import Financial Reporting reports to EPM Workspace.

  • 13249759 -- Formula cells return #error instead of #missing.

  • 13249327 -- The EPM Workspace mapping tool does not display a prompt when POV is set to ON.

  • 13086753 -- Due to problems with email address specification, some users specified to receive Financial Reporting reports via email do not receive them.

  • 13037181 -- Using “Export in Query Ready Mode” to export a report to a Microsoft application fails if the server name is an APS URL.

  • 12999048 -- You cannot hide column heading rows that have two data sources.

  • 12975957 -- The Point of View does not retain the attribute dimension in the Point of View after upgrade.

  • 12931843 -- When viewing a report using PDF Preview, a black line is displayed after the first page.

  • 12925189 -- The grid POV is not displayed after refreshing reports.

  • 12916575 -- The book Table of Contents links navigate to the wrong reports in the book.

  • 12866001 -- The default preview mode for PDF Preview fails when used with books.

  • 12839180, 12684493 -- Financial Reporting reports cannot be saved to folders if the folder names include a period (for example, folder.test).

  • 12781175 -- In Financial Reporting Studio, the tab order is incorrect in the Database Connection dialog.

  • 12758960 -- FRConfig.cmd and cannot update the MBean value.

  • 12751322 -- Formulas in row and column template objects use relative positioning.

  • 12736824 -- If “Row Headings Before” points to any column after a text column, the column preceding the text column is no longer displayed.

  • 12736305 -- Report footers are displayed incorrectly in PDF Preview for reports migrated to Financial Reporting, Release from earlier releases.

  • 12723024 -- Report headings may not be displayed correctly in Financial Reporting reports migrated from earlier releases to Financial Reporting, Release or later.

  • 12707958 -- Batch scheduling fails if user passwords contain special characters like the plus sign (+).

  • 12692960 -- In Financial Reporting reports with expansions defined, if an expanded member is opened, the report is displayed from the top level member position instead of from the position on the expanded member.

  • 12680133 -- When exporting a query ready Financial Reporting report to Microsoft Excel, the custom header is displayed in the grid, and the error message “Not a valid member” is displayed.

  • 12678857 -- The Top function does not work with descendants of current POV and bottom of hierarchy.

  • 12678452 -- Null cells are displayed as #missing in charts.

  • 12676786 -- Japanese characters are not displayed in a book viewed in PDF format.

  • 12652183 -- Grid suppression also suppresses header and footer objects.

  • 12648025 -- When exporting a Financial Reporting report containing a date to Microsoft Excel as a fully-formatted report, the date format is changed.

  • 12644215 -- Shading in a text box is not displayed correctly in PDF Preview.

  • 12637846 -- A report header that is formatted with Times New Roman font is displayed with Ariel font in PDF Preview.

  • 12632282 -- The default setting for Preview User Point of View remains “Off” for existing users after changing the default to “On.

  • 12628400 -- In the Japanese locale, error messages are not displayed correctly. Messages are displayed as question marks.

  • 12582365 -- In Financial Reporting Studio, you cannot paste text in the Arabic locale.

  • 12582149 -- In Financial Reporting reports, Arabic characters are displayed as a series of question marks (???) in PDF Preview.

  • 12581783 -- Preview User POV does not work correctly in Financial Reporting, Release

  • 12567004 -- Financial Reporting reports that use Range and Member functions together do not complete successfully.

  • 12557768 -- A performance issue occurs with Financial Reporting reports using Essbase as the data source in Financial Reporting, Release as opposed to Release 9.3.1.x.

  • 12547689 -- Importing reports does not overwrite and replace existing reports.

  • 12418167 -- The Batch Bursting option fails when member names contain the ampersand character (&).

  • 12416714 -- Books generate pages for entities that do not contain data.

  • 12323213 -- Running reports can change the modified dates of these reports to the time the reports were run.

  • 11930899 -- When viewing a report in HTML Preview, the annotations icons intermittently are not displayed at various parent levels.

  • 11869738 -- If a report contains a row and column template with a prompt, and you change a member in the Point of View, the message “Error executing query” is displayed. To resolve this issue, click Cancel, and then run the report again. The report runs successfully with the updated Point of View member.

  • 11869294 -- When using Web Preview from Financial Reporting Studio, this Microsoft Internet Explorer JavaScript message is displayed: “An error has occurred in the script on this page.” When prompted, select No to display the report correctly.

  • 11856597 -- Sometimes borders of merged cells overwrite borders of surrounding cells.

  • 11849356 -- ManageUserPOV.cmd returns the message “No database properties could be read.

  • 11819318 -- Text cells that are merged cells and contain an annotations function are not displayed in the report.

  • 11807775 -- In Financial Reporting Studio, you cannot save reports in folders with folder names that contain a period.

  • 11794516 -- For Financial Reporting reports that are imported into Microsoft Excel using the Fully-Formatted option and Smart View, only report headers are displayed.

  • 11769885 -- Sometimes large books that include prompts fail to display using Complete Book in PDF. If this problem occurs, preview the printed document using the View menu option.

  • 11737656 -- Financial Reporting reports could be saved if the report name contained special characters using Financial Reporting Studio. This should not have been allowed.

  • 11728232 -- Batch Scheduler should provide the option to send email containing a hyperlink to view batch output in PDF format.

  • 11688307 -- If the Financial Reporting browser locale is not the same as the Smart View locale, sometimes the following error message is displayed when importing a Financial Reporting report into Smart View: “The specified item no longer exists or the name is misspelled. Check the spelling of the item or have your administrator check your permissions.

  • 11072141 -- In Financial Reporting reports, Japanese characters are displayed as a series of question marks (???) in PDF Preview.

  • 10413093 -- Financial Reporting Point of View is cached when the Point of View dialog is closed by clicking on the “X” in the upper right corner.

  • 10404496 -- When default preview mode is set to PDF, the expansion arrows are missing in Financial Reporting reports when viewed in EPM Workspace in HTML view.

  • 10402394 -- Financial Reporting portlets do not work.

  • 10386533 -- Shared member name aliases are not displayed in POV Member Selection dialog.

  • 10382294 -- Some functions do not evaluate suppressed missing values as zero in Financial Management.

  • 10259921 -- If database names contain an ampersand (&), the message “Database does not exist” is displayed.

  • 10180744 -- ReportModifiedBy() does not return the correct modifier.

  • 10179493 -- You cannot add annotations on a calculated column for Financial Reporting reports opened from a book.

  • 10111366 -- Financial Reporting should provide an option to set limits for the number of characters in annotation titles and descriptions.

  • 10085736 -- Ability to set context for annotations at the connection and grid level in a Financial Reporting book.

  • 10069601 -- Financial Reporting should provide the option to hide annotations at the end of the report.

  • 10021203 -- When saving a report in Financial Reporting Studio with the same name as an existing report, the message “ERROR:-2147024809: Encountered an error parsing the array of values.” is displayed.

  • 9899992 -- Financial Reporting should provide an option to restrict the dimensions and members that are displayed in the annotations Context tab.

  • 9898472 -- Financial Reporting should provide an option to suppress annotation footnotes in PDF Preview.

  • 9823608 -- Some data cells are missing when books are opened using “Complete Book in PDF.

  • 9776991 -- In a Financial Reporting report that contains more than 26 columns, in the Grid property sheet “Sort Setup,” the column drop-down menu displays incorrect characters after column Z.

  • 9722803 -- Members with more than 250 assigned User Defined Attributes (UDAs) do not preview correctly.

  • 9595969 -- When using the Japanese locale, batch scheduling export file names may not be displayed correctly.

  • 9495883 -- A Complete Book in PDF does not display the related content reports in the PDF output if the book contains Microsoft Word documents that include the FRExecute function.

  • 9448029 -- When importing a Financial Reporting report in Smart View in the Import EPM Workspace Document window, if the Finish button is selected before the report finishes loading, an error is displayed. To resolve this issue, wait until the preview loads.

  • 9442761 -- The Financial Reporting Execute function (FRExecute) for grids with multiple pages displays only the first page when viewing a book as “Complete book in PDF” or batch PDF output.

  • 8895845 -- The message returned when running books fails should indicate report name and member name.

  • 8787904 -- Refreshing reports with prompts from Smart View deletes tabs from Financial Reporting reports.

  • 8710182 -- Japanese and Chinese characters are not displayed correctly in grid cells in Print Preview for a PDF document.

  • 8448958 -- Financial Reporting POV member search results do not return the correct members if the asterisk (*) wild card search character is used before and after the search keyword.

  • 8298966 -- Spaces between Arabic words are omitted in Print Preview.

  • 7720571 -- Large books containing certain report designs may not be displayed successfully in PDF Preview.

  • 7571305 -- When language preference is set to a multi-byte language in Financial Reporting User Preferences, the annotation details field labels such as Title, Author, Description, Date, and Category display as boxes instead of the appropriate multi-byte font when printing to Portable Document Format.

  • 7486419 -- When Financial Management member names or descriptions include both Russian and Turkish characters, the Financial Reporting report PDF Preview can only display either the Russian or the Turkish characters correctly, not both.

  • 7173038 -- Reports added as favorites are opened in HTML even if the Financial Reporting default preference is PDF.

  • 7120351 -- Cell text is truncated after line 32 when viewing reports in PDF.

  • 6751745 -- If a book contains a report that retrieves Cell Documents and you include a table of contents in the book, the resulting book has a mix of letter-formatted and A4-formatted book sections.

  • 6590656 -- Not all grid lines (cell borders) are included in books generated in PDF.

Interactive Reporting

  • 13870075 -- After syncing with the database, sometimes metatopics are not recognized.

  • 13711963 -- When item names are changed in the Query section Request line, the name change is not reflected in the Results section.

  • 13700160 -- Query sections containing derivable queries fail if the Query section name is changed.

  • 13658062 -- In the Korean locale, using Oracle Hyperion Interactive Reporting Web Client, you cannot insert Pivot or Chart sections in BQY files.

  • 13523712 -- Job parameter cannot be deleted after job is run.

  • 13523580 -- Cannot add line breaks to Results column names.

  • 13515789 -- BI_Callback requests fail, and return the message “M_MESSAGEBUNDLE is undefined.

  • 13497099 -- Using Interactive Reporting with Firefox, some dialogs may not be displayed. When this occurs, the browser stops responding.

  • 13493461 -- Error messages in multi-byte language locales are not displayed correctly in the dashboard console window.

  • 13437488, 12983221 -- The existing text for a scripted object, like a button, is selected automatically when opening that object.

  • 13418487 -- If a table alias matches the name of another table, Interactive Reporting cannot distinguish between the two tables.

  • 13432088 -- In Interactive Reporting, Release, selecting text when building computed items does not work correctly.

  • 13369920 -- To avoid gauge display problems, upgrade to Adobe Flash Player

  • 13325324 -- The Print to File option fails when using Interactive Reporting Web Client.

  • 13112824 -- The Export to Excel icon is not displayed if you open a BQY file using a smartcut.

  • 12964999 -- Interactive Reporting Web Client should display an error message if communication between Interactive Reporting Web Client and the application supplying query data fails.

  • 12941921 -- When a Results section filter is applied, sometimes charts and tables are not updated correctly in the Report section.

  • 12881969 -- The incorrect file type, .xml, has been removed from the list of file types to import to Interactive Reporting.

  • 12845121 -- Using a JavaScript array in a computed item within a pivot fails.

  • 12805325 -- After resizing the Interactive Reporting data model, parts of the data model are not accessible.

  • 12771637 -- Sometimes values assigned to the Live Chart x-axis are not displayed in the specified format.

  • 12729160 -- When using Microsoft Windows 7, computed items that include the Chr function are not calculated.

  • 12715182 -- Exporting BQY files to Microsoft Excel 97 format is slower than exporting the files to Microsoft Excel 2 format.

  • 12706967 -- Users without administrator privileges cannot double-click BQY file names to open the files.

  • 12688715 -- When Auto Size is selected for Embedded Section Objects (ESO’s), charts embedded in the reports are truncated.

  • 12688408 -- Navigation fails in report Embedded Section Objects (ESO’s) if the report contains a chart.

  • 12669135 -- The Euro character is not displayed in gauge scales.

  • 12648804 -- When viewing BQY files in HTML, sometimes filter limits can be set only once.

  • 12637713 -- When working with BQY files displayed in HTML, setting filter limits sometimes causes Interactive Reporting to stop responding.

  • 12617688 -- Gauges are not visible in dashboards when the BQY file is opened with Oracle Hyperion Interactive Reporting Studio.

  • 12591413 -- Formatting table headings in the BQY file Report section sometimes fails.

  • 12584113 – On Microsoft Windows 7 platforms, when printing multiple copies of a multi-page report to a printer from either Interactive Reporting Studio or Interactive Reporting Web Client, the collate option fails.

  • 12583605 -- Using Firefox 5, processing BQY files containing variable filters fails.

  • 12570158 -- Long labels in pivot sections are sometimes shortened after exporting BQY files as Microsoft Office files.

  • 12557480 -- You cannot use shell.application methods via jooleobject object instantiation.

  • 12536176 -- When exporting BQY files to Microsoft Excel from the Interactive Reporting Web Client, the format of the exported file defaults to .html instead of .xls.

  • 12536168 -- When executing a button in a dashboard that exports a section from Interactive Reporting Web Client, Release to Excel, the Save dialog window defaults to HTML.

  • 12362477 -- Columns moved within the Results section data layout are not displayed correctly.

  • 12314028 -- Unable to view large Interactive Reporting reports on a Solaris platform.

  • 11883499 -- The directory "${EPM_ORACLE_HOME}\products\biplus\lib" is not created during Interactive Reporting Studio installation. As a result, gauges are not displayed in Interactive Reporting Studio.

  • 11808479 -- When Interactive Reporting completes processing a locally-saved BQY file opened with Microsoft Internet Explorer 6, the IEXPLORE.EXE process not released from the Microsoft Windows Task Manager.

  • 11691263 -- In Interactive Reporting Studio, bigint values in imported reports are not displayed correctly.

  • 11687035 -- The incorrect version of Interactive Reporting Web Client is referenced when customers access information about adding or removing programs.

  • 10607995 -- Sometimes slider properties are truncated.

  • 10379655 -- Sometimes an authorization error is displayed when reconnecting using SQL Native Client and a Trusted connection.

  • 10374489 -- Computed items that reference more than one table fail.

  • 10358161 -- Some BQY files from Interactive Reporting releases earlier than can cause reports to fail when used with Interactive Reporting

  • 10234090 -- Double-clicking a method in the object model tree selects the method text also.

  • 10085663 -- In Interactive Reporting Studio, users cannot add a column to a sort if the column has the same name as the table. For example, if a table is named Products and one of the columns in that table is also named Products, users cannot add the Products column to a sort.

  • 10032436 -- Column order is changed when duplicating a pivot.

  • 9863400 -- Deleting a filter from the Results section in an Interactive Reporting Studio report can cause an abnormal system shutdown.

  • 9845546 -- Sometimes stored procedure information is not retrieved correctly, causing errors when processing stored procedures with parameters. This problem is due to a known issue with DataDirect SQL Server driver version 6.0.

  • 9714493 -- Using Interactive Reporting Web Client, you cannot save the value for Auto Alias Tables as a default data model value.

  • 9414125 -- After adding a new sort to a query, row labels and column colors change after a pivot.

  • 9413111 -- You cannot download the table catalog for DataDirect 6.0 SQL server native wire protocol.

  • 9280857 – When exporting query data to local files, if filenames or file pathnames contain multi-byte characters, Interactive Reporting stops responding.

  • 91333077 -- In EPM Workspace, the “Hide Item” option does not work in iHTML mode for OLAP Query.

  • 9112870 -- The Width_Bucket function is no longer supported, and is no longer listed in Interactive Reporting General functions.

  • 9103783 -- The SORTDATAMODELTOPICS.JS script fails to sort topics.

  • 8704340 -- Sometimes using special characters such as ampersands (&) and less-than signs (<) in comments or tooltips, or Live Chart or slider titles can cause dashboard display problems.

Production Reporting

  • 12570487 -- Pie charts in Production Reporting reports display the numeric values for each pie chart segment even if PIE-SEGMENT-PERCENT-DISPLAY is set to “No.”

  • 11928721 -- Oracle Hyperion SQR Production Reporting reports that generate large CSV files sometimes fail.

  • 11689319 -- Production Reporting jobs fail to run on Microsoft Windows 64-bit machines.

  • 10639823 – Some symbols, including trademarks, may be displayed on the line following the line intended.

  • 9724145 -- You cannot run Production Reporting jobs on AIX platforms.

Reporting and Analysis Framework

  • 13393136 -- Jobs are displayed twice in Jobs Running if Reporting and Analysis Framework and Interactive Reporting job services are duplicated in Configuration Management.

  • 13242165 -- Some German characters are not displayed correctly in various EPM Workspace pages.

  • 13079798 -- Sometimes jobs scheduled using recurring time events are run dozens of times rather than only when the specified event occurs.

  • 12766549 -- Adding personal recurring time events sometimes creates a null event.

  • 12637741 -- Microsoft Excel 2007 .xlsx file format was added to the Export file format options.

  • 12584028 -- Viewing a changed schedule list sometimes fails after modifying time events.

  • 12424212 -- The EPM Workspace sample API application runs successfully even if the hostname is invalid.

  • 12413225 -- Sometimes usage and event tracking fails.

  • 12398107 -- When using event tracking to track documents, moving a MIME type to the Selected MIME Types list can cause errors in event tracking.

  • 12398013 -- Change Owner and Copy Events do not display complete results.

  • 12395478 -- Opening an imported Microsoft Excel file from EPM Workspace displays a Microsoft Windows logon screen.

  • 12376450 -- In a distributed Microsoft Windows environment, after configuring a second Oracle Hyperion Reporting and Analysis Framework agent you cannot launch the first Reporting and Analysis Framework agent configured. This issue is a result of differences between DNS and local network settings (for example, a host belongs to one domain but its Primary DNS Suffix refers to another domain). To resolve this issue, specify full host names in the hosts file (in WINDOWS/system32/drivers/etc).

  • 11904142 -- After upgrading Reporting and Analysis FrameworkReporting and Analysis Framework, Interactive Reporting Log Service continuously runs status reports.

  • 11870366 -- The Manage Events page Apply button should not be active after users initiate filtering.

  • 11801574 -- The Apply Permissions to Children option fails for child members marked as Hidden.

  • 11732735 -- The Permissions tab in the Properties dialog box is not displayed correctly if you select the tab when another tab is displayed. To resolve this issue, use the Edit Permissions context menu to set permissions.

  • 10239475 -- If jobs with variable member selection have several cycles, member selection changes might be ignored.

  • 10031443 -- When searches include a special character such as two colons (: :), EPM Workspace displays the message “Invalid search. Check syntax” instead of displaying the information that Show Details provides.

  • 9451439 -- When running Production Reporting jobs in EPM Workspace, sometimes the specified default values for job parameters are ignored if “Allow multiple values” is selected.

  • 9128812 -- Usage tracking does not track all Timed Query events.


  • 12961815 -- XL files in the temp folder fills the disk.

Web Analysis

  • 13794342 -- Sometimes Web Analysis responds slowly.

  • 13651840 -- Using Web Analysis with EPM Workspace, “Add to Favorites” does not work as expected.

  • 13535448 -- Member names containing opening and closing parentheses are accepted correctly in both EPM Workspace and Oracle Hyperion Web Analysis Studio clients.

  • 13531582 -- Cannot select members from multiple combo boxes in Web Analysis report opened in EPM Workspace

  • 13518654 -- In Web Analysis reports displayed in EPM Workspace, numeric values are not displayed consistently in one format.

  • 13491180 -- Web Analysis now supports cancelling running reports.

  • 13497202 -- In Web Analysis reports open in EPM Workspace, some numeric values displayed in English format and some values are displayed in German format.

  • 13261824 -- In Web Analysis reports exported to Web Analysis, Release from earlier releases, Show/Hide fails.

  • 13105966 -- In Web Analysis reports, the Sum formula returns N/A if any dimension in a report does not contain a value.

  • 13058991 -- In Web Analysis Studio, Release 11.1.2.x, reports open slowly.

  • 12999142 -- In Web Analysis Studio, when searching for members using the Expand Tree option, response is slow.

  • 12975878 -- Web Analysis document keyword parser fails to parse reports that contain non-English characters and SERVER_MESSAGES_SEARCHKEYWORDPROVIDER.LOG keeps growing to a considerable size.

  • 12964845 -- Web Analysis multi-chart type with stacked chart component ignores lines, and calculates Y-axis using the sum of all series.

  • 12915963 -- Web Analysis sometimes does not release memory correctly.

  • 12910485 -- Values of multi-chart stack type parameters are not working correctly.

  • 12910300 -- In Web Analysis documents, values displayed in a spreadsheet view of the data are different than the same data displayed in charts.

  • 12873532 -- Font colors set in Web Analysis reports are not displayed in the spreadsheet when those reports are exported to Microsoft Excel with the Fully Formatted option set.

  • 12868390 -- Web Analysis reports that are formatted like spreadsheets are not displayed correctly when saved as an HTML file.

  • 12868204 -- When Web Analysis filenames contain double-byte characters, saving the files as HTML files generates invalid HTML.

  • 12868105 -- When using locales with double-byte characters, HTML files are not generated correctly.

  • 12855737 -- Freeform grid files created in Web Analysis Studio, cannot be opened in EPM Workspace.

  • 12774408 -- Calculated members are not listed in Web Analysis pie chart drop-down lists.

  • 12712418 -- In Web Analysis in the Spanish locale, the commas and decimal points are transposed in numeric values. For example, a number that should be displayed as 1,234,567.89 is displayed as 1.234.567,89.

  • 12700190 -- In Web Analysis Studio, when the opacity of a traffic light is set to zero, the value is not saved.

  • 12695478 -- When saving Web Analysis reports using the Save As option, the report saved with the new name does not inherit the Description field from the original file.

  • 12678320 -- In Web Analysis Studio, setting Maximum Decimals in chart properties fails to restrict the number of decimal places displayed.

  • 12668378 -- Missing rows or columns that are used in calculation are not suppressed as expected.

  • 12570279 -- Sometimes in Web Analysis, users cannot run an Essbase calc script.

  • 12420095 -- When Web Analysis reports contain more than one row dimension, the column sort value is ignored. To resolve this problem, set the property SortingByGroupDisabled to True to sort the data query result set through all axis dimensions independently on member names. Set SortingByGroupDisabled to False to sort the data query result set within logical groups based on the selected members for each group.

  • 12407513 -- Web Analysis uses the native ADM driver when interrupting a running Essbase query.

  • 12338228 -- When you set Analysis tools options such as Formatting and Calculation, and then save the report with “All data is hidden” set, when you reopen the report, the Analysis tool settings are no longer set.

  • 12328207 -- Decimal numbers in exported reports are controlled by selecting File, then Preferences, then the Default format tab, and then Minimum Decimals and Maximum Decimals. Maximum decimals number is twelve, the remaining digits are rounded off by Microsoft Excel.

  • 12315412 -- Some Web Analysis reports are corrupted after copying or pasting data when the reports are open in EPM Workspace.

  • 11904102 -- In Web Analysis Studio reports, sometimes when the row sequence is changed and “Suppress Missing Rows” is selected, one dimension member is separated from other members of the same dimension in the displayed report.

  • 11778785 -- In Web Analysis, calculations performed on member dimension labels used as identifiers fail.

  • 11778780 -- Calculations in Web Analysis reports sometimes return a parsing error.

  • 11778776 -- In Web Analysis, you cannot use Shift-click or CTRL-click to select multiple members for a sum calculation in the analysis tools pane.

  • 11768052 -- In Web Analysis document designer, changing the Essbase alias fails.

  • 10635715 -- The message “Parsing and all undefined arguments” is returned when using certain Web Analysis calculations.

  • 10634613 --Text in label boxes does not wrap when Web Analysis Studio reports are viewed in EPM Workspace.

  • 10283959 -- The session timeout message was changed to “You are no longer logged into the server. Your session has been ended by an administrator or expired.

  • 10173243-- When exporting Web Analysis reports from EPM Workspace to Microsoft Word or Microsoft PowerPoint, the header section is truncated.

  • 9720231 -- Web Analysis “Export to Excel” should have a feature similar to the Smart View feature “Import Workspace Document.

Known Issues

The following are the noteworthy known issues of this release:

EPM Workspace

  • 13872149 -- When launching OBIEE from EPM Workspace, 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].

  • 13828819 --In Internet Explorer 9, launching the EPM System Architect Grid Editor may cause the EPM Workspace screen to appear blank. Resizing the browser window resolves the problem.

  • 13805926 -- If columns are not displayed correctly in Microsoft Internet Explorer 9, resize the column to display data correctly.

  • 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 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

  • 13777614 -- Member names containing the ampersand character (&) cannot be used in Financial Reporting reports in related content.

  • 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:

    1. Install the Remote XUL Manager add-on from into Mozilla Firefox, and then restart Mozilla Firefox.

    2. In Mozilla Firefox, select Tools, then Web Developer, and then Remote XUL Manager to open the Remote XUL Manager dialog.

    3. 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 and a production server at The Remote XUL Manager can be configured with both host names ( and, or with just the domain name (for example, If the EPM System Web server is accessed using a short host name (for example, http://myserver/) or an IP address (for example,, add these names or IP addresses.

    For Administrators to install, configure, and distribute the add-on to users:

    1. Perform Steps 1 through 3 from the user procedure to install and configure the XUL add-on.

    2. Open the Remote XUL Manager dialog, then select File, then Generate Installer, and then select the domains, optionally customize a message for users, and generate an XPI file.

    3. Distribute the XPI file using any convenient method, such as copying the XPI file to a shared network location, or by email.

    4. Direct users to open Mozilla Firefox, and then drag the XPI file into the Mozilla Firefox window. In some cases, users may need to restart 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.

  • 13719326 -- If Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition is integrated into EPM Workspace, logging off and logging back on 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 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.

  • 13718458 -- When Oracle User Productivity Kit (UPK) is configured for EPM Workspace, the UPK button is not displayed in Financial Reporting Studio or Smart View help. To display the UPK button, install the help and configure it to run locally.

  • 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.

  • 13683019 -- In Microsoft Internet Explorer 9, sometimes dialog and menu borders are not displayed.

  • 13457398 -- Clicking Help from the Jobs Running page displays the incorrect information. To find information about this page, use Search.

  • 13107982 -- The shortcut menu does not work correctly when editing an EPM Workspace page in Arabic. To add content to the EPM Workspace page, use the main Edit menu.

  • 12865271 -- Unable to log off after opening Financial Reporting report in PDF in a Oracle Hyperion Planning application.

  • 11821241 -- If the JavaScript error "Class Doesn't Support Automation" is displayed during EPM Workspace login, try the following:

    Run in Command Prompt:

    regsvr32 msscript.ocx

    regsvr32 dispex.dll

    regsvr32 vbscript.dll

    regsvr32 scrrun.dll

    regsvr32 urlmon.dll

  • 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 that 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 a new EPM Workspace page, open the existing page, and before making any changes to the page, select File, then Save As, and then save the page with a new name.

  • 6664797 -- When working with portlets on an Oracle WebCenter page using Mozilla Firefox, portlet content width cannot be changed on the Edit page. To resolve this issue, set the portlet width and height explicitly in the adfp:portlet tag on the WebCenter page.

  • 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. 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.

  • 6564975 -- File and folder names containing multi-byte characters should not exceed 80 characters.

  • 6562984 -- In Microsoft Internet Explorer in some circumstances, you cannot open Microsoft Office files in a new window. If this occurs, to open Microsoft Office files in a new window in Microsoft Internet Explorer:

    1. Select Tools, and then Internet Options.

    2. On the Security tab, select the Web application's zone, and then select Custom Level.

    3. Under Downloads, select Automatic prompting for file downloads, and then select Enable.

    4. Click OK, then Yes, and then click OK.

  • 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 this 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.

Financial Reporting

  • 17799058 -- After applying patch, you may need to edit the xdo.cfg file under EPM_ORACLE_HOME\products\financialreporting\lib by commenting out the following line if it is still there and if there is no c:\temp directory on the Financial Reporting Server machine:

    <property name="system-temp-dir">c:\temp</property>

  • 17555438 -- XML files generated for command line scheduling are missing the BATCH_EMAIL_MSG_SUBJECT and BATCH_RECIPIENT_LIST parameters. The batch schedules successfully; however, you cannot edit these parameters if you need to change the subject or recipients.

    Workaround: Apply patch

  • 13851813 -- You cannot save a report snapshot 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 report snapshot to the subfolder.

  • 13843114 -- Charts and images are missing from book mhtml output if the book contains a document in .docx format that contains an FRExecute command.

  • 13825079 -- A report containing a multi-line text cell displays the text as several rows in the grid.

  • 13821755 -- If a Financial Reporting report contains hidden columns, when the report is imported as a function grid into Microsoft Word using Smart View, the member data Financial Reporting sends to Oracle Hyperion Smart View for Office is incorrect and results in an error message.

  • 13813300 -- In the Italian locale in Microsoft Internet Explorer 9, some text is truncated in the dialog boxes used to schedule batches.

  • 13808025 -- When using Financial Reporting Studio in the Arabic locale, PDF Preview displays reports with the chart on one page and the data grid on the next page.

  • 13801312 -- When users save Financial Reporting reports with Save As, they lose access to the reports. Only administrators have access to reports saved with this option. 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 this issue, copy and paste the book or batch in EPM Workspace explorer to the new name, and then open it for editing.

  • 13799042 -- Sometimes text is displayed incorrectly when previewing reports in PDF format.

  • 13797530 -- The default annotation categories are displayed in English instead of the selected locale when previewing a Financial Reporting report in PDF format.

  • 13796426 -- In Financial Reporting, Release, the fonts used when designing a report in Financial Reporting Studio must be installed on the server that is hosting the Financial Reporting Web Application Server. Because PDF generation in Financial Reporting can now be run on a UNIX server, Financial Reporting Studio Report Designer users must ensure the fonts used in Financial Reporting Studio design are available on the Financial Reporting Web Application server. If these fonts are not available, the default system font on the Financial Reporting Web Application Server is used, and results may not be as expected.

  • 13794302 --In Microsoft Explorer 9, the Annotations pane is not displayed correctly for locales using bidirectional languages.

  • 13794113 -- In Microsoft Explorer 9, after the Database Connection Properties dialog is closed, the EPM Workspace page is not displayed correctly.

  • 13789080 -- For advanced member selection, users must select members from the Member Selection dialog. Entering member names manually in the Advanced Member selection window fails.

  • 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 as a “Complete Book in PDF.

  • 13784006 -- When viewing a book containing a Microsoft Word document as a “Complete Book in PDF”, you are unable to hide the Microsoft Word document from the book table of contents.

  • 13783165 -- Category searches return only batches instead of batches and books that match the specified report search criteria.

  • 13772854 -- On an Apple Macintosh platform using Firefox, users cannot create a new annotation using the shortcut menu.

  • 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.

  • 13767753 -- Users must create a User Point of View before scheduling or running a batch.

  • 13737096 -- The data source connection dialog box is displayed differently when opening a book in the Book Editor than it is displayed when running a report.

  • 13732935 -- In locales using bidirectional languages, the Preview Bursting List dialog does not display correctly.

  • 13732045 -- When a Financial Reporting report is viewed using the Financial Reporting portlet, the images are not displayed correctly. Use the Launch Out feature to display the report in EPM Workspace.

  • 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.

  • 13645991 -- When doing a search in Annotation Manager, if you are using special characters in the annotation search dialog, the results returned may not be the expected results.

  • 13645831 -- The Select Members dialog is not displayed correctly in locales using bidirectional languages.

  • 13643760 -- If Preview User Point of View is set to ON in Financial Reporting Preferences and reports are run with prompts, both the Preview User Point of View and Prompts dialogs are displayed.

  • 13631641 -- The annotations summary is not displayed as expected when reports are displayed in PDF format.

  • 13606357 -- In Financial Reporting, for bidirectional language locales, the maximize icon does not size the folder tree view pane correctly.

  • 13599816 -- Batch Scheduler no longer provides the option to print batch output directly to a specified printer.

  • 13579691 -- If Financial Reporting is used with a locale that uses a bidirectional language, the User POV dialog is not displayed correctly.

  • 13531812 -- Using Financial Reporting Studio with a locale that uses a bidirectional language, book table of contents are not displayed correctly in PDF format.

  • 13514215 -- Executing a batch fails the first time if the batch includes a book with reports containing an FRExecute function. To resolve the problem, execute the batch again.

  • 13507398 -- Financial Reporting reports exported to Microsoft Excel may not be displayed correctly. Because of limited object positioning in HTML, exported objects may overlap and must be repositioned in Microsoft Excel.

  • 13484691 -- In locales using bidirectional languages, alignment is incorrect for Financial Reporting Studio text objects.

  • 13473646 -- If Financial Reporting reports exported from EPM Workspace to Microsoft Excel contain text entered in Chinese characters, the Chinese characters are not included in the exported file.

  • 13464499 -- Use only the standard values for the Memberselectionrowsperpage property, which are 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 250, and 500.

  • 13454037 -- Charts contained in reports that were upgraded from earlier releases may not be positioned as expected when the report is opened in PDF Preview in Financial Reporting, Release and later.

  • 13431428 -- Text boxes that use tabs instead of spaces between text are not displayed correctly in PDF files. If a report contains a text object 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 -- 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.

  • 13359276 -- Date column is empty after migrating batches from the file system to Oracle Hyperion Reporting and Analysis.

  • 13384684 -- Time formats are inconsistent in the report summary dialog.

  • 13331520 -- Unable to export Financial Reporting reports to Microsoft Office application .xlsx format.

  • 13251169 -- For locales using Financial Reporting Studio with bidirectional languages, the cursor is misaligned when logging on.

  • 13147281 -- Using FRExecute in Financial Reporting reports can slow report viewing.

  • 13116711 -- When using Financial Reporting Studio in the Arabic locale, creating a second report causes Financial Reporting Studio to stop responding.

  • 13115978 -- The report Save dialog is not displayed correctly in locales using bidirectional languages.

  • 13115741 -- In Financial Reporting Studio, the Member Selection 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.

  • 13012067 -- When viewing Oracle Hyperion Public Sector Planning and Budgeting, HTML output deployed on the Web server is not compliant with bidirectional language requirements.

  • 12985095 -- When POV changes, cell height is not always changed to reflect a difference of data or text length in the reordered cells.

  • 12981118 -- When using bidirectional languages, charts may not be displayed correctly.

  • 12972458 -- In Financial Reporting Studio, grid backgrounds are not updated correctly when objects such as dialogs are moved within the grid.

  • 12901897 -- In the Book Editor, the delete button is not enabled when multiple items are selected. To resolve this problem, collapse any report Point of View, then press either Shift+Down Arrow or Ctrl+Down Arrow while selecting multiple reports, and then delete them from the Book Editor.

  • 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.

  • 12712356 -- Report margins are narrower in Financial Reporting, Release

  • 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 again using the member selection dialog.

  • 11830884 -- On a deployment configured for Essbase failover, a Financial Reporting book fails to complete when the Essbase server fails over during the book processing.

  • 11828181 -- On a deployment configured for Essbase failover, a Financial Reporting report is not displayed if the Essbase server fails over while the expansion arrow is selected.

  • 11828123 -- On a deployment configured for Essbase failover, member selection does not respond when the Essbase server fails over.

  • 11828066 -- On a deployment configured for Essbase failover, a report completes but duplicate objects (image, text, grid) are displayed on the report viewer when the Essbase server fails over.

  • 11664767 -- The XBRL feature is not enabled by default in Financial Reporting for a new user. To enable the XBRL feature, set the user's language to a language other than English, and then change it back to English in EPM Workspace.

  • 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 rename the modified report, the report name and location are not updated until the modified report is closed and reopened.

  • 10078037 -- Images are not displayed in Financial Reporting portlets when the portlets are deployed on an IBM WebSphere 6 portal.

  • 9471560 -- If the table of contents page numbering in a book is not displayed correctly and the book contains an external Microsoft Word document, insert an explicit page break in the Microsoft Word document to resolve the issue.

  • 9463101 -- When inserting a Financial Reporting report as a FunctionGrid in Microsoft Word or Microsoft Excel files, the following message is displayed: “The requested member of the collection does not exist.” If you click OK, the Financial Reporting report is inserted successfully into Microsoft Word or Microsoft Excel.

  • 9448265 -- When performing an XBRL concept mapping in a Financial Reporting report in EPM Workspace, if the concept mapping area is collapsed, you cannot select a concept.

  • 9439040 -- When creating a snapshot report from a report with XBRL mappings applied using the Financial Reporting Studio Save As menu, the snapshot level XBRL mappings are not saved with the snapshot report. To resolve this issue, create the snapshot report using a batch, and the snapshot XBRL mappings are saved with the snapshot report.

  • 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 suits the user's preferred language or to set the default Microsoft Windows language to the preferred language.

  • 9312531 -- If a Financial Reporting book contains external Microsoft Word documents that contain the FRExecute function, then the Book Table of Contents page numbering may be incorrect. You may be able to resolve the book Table of Contents page numbering problem by inserting page breaks into 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.

  • 8799730 -- When opening a Financial Reporting book generated from a scheduled batch that has been saved in an MHTML format using Microsoft Word 2003, the results are not formatted correctly.

  • 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).

  • 7434854 -- Right-sided borders in merged cells are overwritten by the left border setting in PDF Print Preview. To resolve this issue, change the borders so that the left border of the cell that is to the right of the merged cells has the correct border, and remove the right border of the cell that is being merged.

  • 7162881 -- There are annotations search limitations for Show Reports with the Annotation Manager. The following scenarios describe known issues for Show Reports/Documents:

    Expansion report: Create a report that includes expansion in a particular dimension (for example, year), then create a data source annotation for this report with context year: Qtr1,Product:100,Market:Market,Scenario:Scenario: Qtr1, Product: 100, Market: Market, Scenario: Scenario. The correct report is not retrieved when performing Show Reports/Documents.

    Alias and Snapshot: Create a report that contains aliases for member names (for example, 100(Colas)). Then create a data source annotation for this report with Product: Colas and so on. Next, create a snapshot of this report. When performing Show Reports/Documents on that snapshot annotation, the correct result is not retrieved.

    Financial Reporting documents with similar names in same location: Save a snapshot report and a report in the same folder with one report All objects Snapshot. When performing Show Reports/Documents on any object- level annotation in the report, both the snapshot and the report are displayed in the result. This is true for any Oracle Hyperion Financial Reporting document having similar name strings and residing in the same location.

    Descendants function, Range functions and so on: There are a number of functions that can be used while selecting members when creating a grid. Apart from simple member selections and children of function, if the report has any other functions like Range or Descendants, the Show Reports/Documents does not retrieve results for the data source annotations.

    SAP BW and Oracle Hyperion Financial Management Reports: If you create a data source annotation, the Show Report functionality does not work consistently because the user Point of View (POV) members are not available in the report definition. When creating the data source annotation, if you choose any user POV, even with a default value, the search does not find a match. Only the annotations created for the dimension’s members contained in row/column/page of the report finds the reports using Show Reports functionality.

  • 6573795 -- Chart color choices are limited when designing reports on a workstation with the Microsoft Windows Vista operating system. Oracle recommends that report designers create and design reports using a Microsoft Windows XP workstation.

  • 6550742 -- When performing a Change Data Source operation on a report that contains 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.

Interactive Reporting

  • 13866329 -- When using EPM Workspace and Firefox 10 or later, the message “Error in executing request: beforeElm.isSameNode is not a function” is displayed when updating a Dashboard Embedded Section Object. Use an earlier version of Firefox, or user Microsoft Internet Explorer to resolve the issue.

  • 13805262 -- When using EPM Workspace and Microsoft Internet Explorer 9, the Help page opens in the CubeQuery section if users click “Enter” in the Search pane of the “Member Selection” dialog.

  • 13804932 -- In Microsoft Internet Explorer 9, the shortcut menu is overlapped by an unexpected menu when opening a BQY in EPM Workspace. Press ESC button to resolve the issue.

  • 13802977 -- You cannot use a script to refresh the list of available values for a data model parameter.

  • 13793036 -- In Interactive Reporting, filtered reports cannot be sized and moved on some monitors.

  • 13783592 -- Sometimes when logging on to Interactive Reporting Web Client using Microsoft Internet Explorer 8, the program stops responding. To resolve this problem, stop and restart Microsoft Internet Explorer, and then log on to Interactive Reporting Web Client again.

  • 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.

  • 13683026 -- Users cannot run BQY reports with Teradata macros. Interactive Reporting supports only stored procedures. To resolve this problem, create a stored procedure that calls the macro, or create a SQL file that performs the same actions as the macro.

  • 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.

  • 13589148 -- Sometimes using Interactive Reporting Web Client, a memory error message is displayed when creating a BQY file from a large table.

  • 13538084 -- “Export to XLSX” is not available when users open BQY files using the SmartCut URL.

  • 13498081 -- In Teradata 13, unexpected results are returned for timestamp with timezone data type. To resolve this issue, use Teradata 14 instead.

  • 13474155 -- Pivot section calculations may not return correct results.

  • 13467218 -- If spaces are included in metadata, column names are displayed instead of masked.

  • 13458500 -- Filter local joins may return incorrect results if the BQY file contains an imported text file.

  • 13442880 -- Sometimes Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 stops responding when users open a BQY file saved to the user machine.

  • 13419050 -- Separate multiple email addresses with semicolons, colons, commas, or spaces. Separate multiple email distribution lists with semicolons.

  • 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.

  • 13092045 -- In Interactive Reporting Web Client, users cannot disable the Save prompt for BQY files.

  • 12987598 -- Attribute dimensions cannot be processed correctly on HP-UX platforms. Essbase error occurs if using Old OLAPQuery section, or if running “Download to Results” with an Attribute dimension in rows or columns and "Download DataBase Totals" option is unchecked.

  • 12962824 -- Replacing an OCE mapping in EPM Workspace does not update the OCE properties to the new mapping.

  • 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.

  • 12896897 -- Users cannot export a Report section to a PDF file if the section contains a large number of columns.

  • 12813169 -- Indentation is displayed incorrectly in Query section tables.

  • 12664879 -- After upgrading from Brio 6.6.4 to Interactive Reporting, Release, 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 Thin Client.

  • 9434265 -- When using Mozilla Firefox, in Insight, an unexpected log on dialog is displayed when selecting 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 at \libs\msgs\

  • 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 are temporarily non-responsive 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. Widgets should now be responsive to slider input.

  • 7452638 -- In Mozilla Firefox, Live Charts outside a footprint of approximately 8 1/2 inches width or 3 1/2 inches height in the Dashboard workspace are not drawn correctly. If you intend to deploy 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.

  • 6898879 -- The Launch Out function in the Interactive ReportingInteractive Reporting Portlet opens EPM Workspace in the same browser window when the portlet is configured with Oracle WebCenter

  • 6614851 -- Interactive Reporting Service 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 -- The Report section Microsoft Excel (XLS) export to an existing file does not check whether the destination file (which should be overwritten) is locked. Microsoft Excel (XLS) export does not occur in this case, although the user is asked about the file replacement. 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.

  • 6533806 -- Special characters that are not allowed in naming JavaScript's identifier or functions must not be used in column names and control names. For example, white spaces, “ |”, “$”, “” (euro), or “\” (backslashes) (same as half-width Yen and half-width Won). Using such characters in control names is not supported and can cause document rendering useless in EPM Workspace.

  • 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, deselect the option.

Production Reporting

  • 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.

  • 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”.

  • 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.

Reporting and Analysis Framework

  • 13818380 -- EPM Workspace uses SMTP port 25 for sending email even if a different port is specified in the registry settings.

  • 13438034 -- Load balancing is not supported for generic jobs across machines in a distributed environment. To resolve this problem, Please use the work-around below until the issue is fixed.

    1. Stop Reporting and Analysis Framework Agent Services.

    2. Go to Repository Database and open V8_PRODUCT table.

    3. 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.

    4. Start Reporting and Analysis Framework Agent Services.

  • 13364976 -- When using SSL, changing from one property tab to another while editing Interactive Reporting document or job properties can replace the Properties dialog contents with a blank area. To resolve this problem, close the Properties dialog, and then reopen it.

  • 12823826 -- The default value of the 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 Both functions have the same signature (getInstance(String, String, String)) but different behavior. After upgrading to EPM Workspace, Release, applications created prior to Release 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 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).

  • 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.

  • 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. Please see;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.


  • 13709722 -- The V8_KPS_ACTION_QUEUE table fills rapidly, using all database space.

  • 13256842 -- Microsoft Office 2007 documents (DOCX, XLSX, PPTX file formats) are indexed for Search by Metadata only. Search by document contents for these files is not available in Release

Smart View

  • 6871481 -- If an Oracle Hyperion Interactive Reporting document contains non-unique EssbaseOracle Essbase members in a CubeQuery section, then it cannot be exported to a Smart View client using the Query Ready data export option or using the Launch Smart View menu command.

Web Analysis

  • 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.

  • 13813408 -- “Header,” “Footer” and “Left” chart titles in the “Chart Properties” dialog are disabled for manual editing for Quadrant and Bubble chart types. Title values depend on the current Data Layout selections and are calculated automatically.

  • 13803024 -- In Microsoft Internet Explorer, the dimension browser is displayed in Swedish for Web Analysis reports. To resolve this problem, add English to Microsoft Internet Explorer by selecting Internet Options, then Languages, then Add, and then English (United States)[en-us].

  • 13584595 -- In Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management Workspace, scrolling is not available in split panels.

  • 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 Turkish.

  • 6575786 -- Refresh and Refresh All do not work if two pages of a Oracle Hyperion Web Analysis report are imported sequentially. To resolve this issue, use the All Pages option to import multiple report pages.

Documentation Updates

Accessing EPM System Product Documentation

The most recent version of each EPM System product guide is available for downloading or viewing from the EPM System Documentation area of the OTN Web site ( You can also use the EPM System Documentation Portal (, which also links to EPM Supported Platform Matrices, My Oracle Support, and other information resources.

Deployment-related documentation is also available from the Oracle Software Delivery Cloud Web site (

Individual product guides are available for download on the Oracle Technology Network Web site only.

Location of Web Application Deployment

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.

Location of ODL Logging for Web Applications

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.

Passing Data Using Streams Instead of Files

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.

Repository Item Names

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.

Copying and Pasting Code Snippets from PDFs

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.

Web Analysis

Export Excel Wizard

In 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.

Accessibility Considerations

It is our goal to make Oracle products, services, and supporting documentation accessible to the disabled community.Familyproducts support accessibility features, which are described in the product's Accessibility Guide. The most up-to-date version of this guide can be found in the Oracle Enterprise Performance Management System Documentation Library on the Oracle Technology Network (

In addition, this Readme file is accessible in HTML format.