Oracle® Hyperion Tax Governance



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Table of Contents:


New Features in This Release

Installation Information

Supported Platforms

Supported Languages

Known Issues

Documentation Updates

Documentation Feedback

Accessibility Considerations


This document includes important, late-breaking information about this release of Oracle Hyperion Tax Governance. Review this Readme thoroughly before installing Oracle Enterprise Performance Management System.

New Features in This Release

For new features relating to installation, architecture, and deployment changes in this release, see “New Features in this Release” in the Oracle Enterprise Performance Management System Readme.

Installation Information

Late-breaking information about the installation of EPM System products is provided in the Oracle Enterprise Performance Management System Installation and Configuration Readme. Review this information thoroughly before installing EPM System products.

Installing Smart View

Oracle Smart View for Office is no longer installed with the EPM System installer. To download and install the latest version of Smart View, go to

Post Configuration Settings

Administrators need to turn on the following settings: User Sync Process and Email Notifications. For information on these settings, see the Oracle Hyperion Financial Close Management Administrator's Guide.

Supported Platforms

Information about system requirements and supported platforms for EPM System products is available in spreadsheet format in the Oracle Enterprise Performance Management System Certification Matrix. This matrix is posted on the Oracle Fusion Middleware Supported System Configurations page on Oracle Technology Network (OTN):

Supported Languages

Information about supported languages for EPM System products is available in spreadsheet format on the Translation Support tab in the Oracle Enterprise Performance Management System Certification Matrix. This matrix is posted on the Oracle Fusion Middleware Supported System Configurations page on OTN:

Known Issues

The following are the noteworthy known issues of this release.

Tax Governance Known Issues

  • 19847333 -- When you create a report with a parameter in one module, assign the parameter to be of type MODULE_SPECIFIC Attribute, and select an attribute where the list of values is created by the user within the product, then, when the report is run from another module, the parameter drop-down in Generate Report is empty.

    Workaround: Create a query of Type Parameter Query where the SQL returns the list of items in the drop-down list.

    For example, the list of attributes for Tax Operations includes: Schedule, Template, Task Type, Integration, Org Unit, Custom Attribute of type List.

    The query for Schedules in Tax Operations would be:


    In the report, instead of defining the parameter to be of type MODULE_SPECIFIC Attribute, you define it to use this query parameter.

  • 20391845 -- In Internet Explorer 11, when you export data from tables to Excel, invalid characters appear in the generated file name. You cannot save this file with these characters and cannot open the file directly into Excel.

    Workaround: For each export, manually edit the file name to remove the invalid characters.

Tax Operations Known Issues

  • 19653767 -- New report groups are not available in reports until after you log out and log back in.

    Workaround: Log out and log in before you use new groups.

  • 19869372 -- An error occurs when you edit a task type with questions, delete one, edit another, cancel the edit, and then save.

    Workaround: After you delete the task type question, save the task type. Then edit another question.

  • 20138890 -- When you use Set Attribute from the Actions Panel for a numeric attribute defined to be a Percentage, the value is multiplied by a factor of 100.

    Workaround: Before you enter the numeric attribute, divide the value by 100.

  • 20171259 -- When you import the User Settings artifact and the Administrator has not opened the Task Types dialog, the import fails when you set a global setting ADMIN_SETUP_TASKTYPES and run Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management System Lifecycle Management (LCM)

    Workaround: Open and close Manage Task Types dialog before running the LCM import.

  • 20175391 -- When you import Period artifacts and select the Replace All option, the import fails with an unexpected error exception.

    Workaround: Make sure all the Periods in the import file exist in Tax Operations when importing using Replace All Mode. Or, avoid using Replace All mode for the LCM import.

  • 20196252 -- In a non-English local that uses a space ' ' as a thousand separator, an error occurs when you create a task type with a parameter of number (when you set a default value greater than 1000), then save it, then create a task type and choose the integration type just created. When you select the Parameters tab, an error dialog is displayed.

  • 20206995 -- When you import an alert with the same name but in a different case, the import deletes the existing alert.

    Workaround: Before the LCM import, verify there is no alert with same name and different case in the target system.

  • 20264900 -- When you create a Template in Close Manager, and then create a template with the same name in Tax Operations (or vice versa), an error occurs.

    Workaround: Change the name of the new template slightly so that it will be different from the existing template in the other application.

  • 20269379 -- When you delete an attribute that is in use, there is no warning message that it is in use.

    Workaround: Verify that the attribute is not in use by other artifacts.

  • 20325513 -- For non-ASCII characters, when you import a Format Questions file of type List, CSV file, the characters are unreadable.

Tax Supplemental Schedules Known Issues

  • 18394272 -- Form instance 'Export to Excel' doesn't include POV information.

    Workaround: Add the POV information manually in the exported Excel file.

  • 20051561 -- A user with View rights to the form instance is unable to view a form instance.

    Workaround: A Viewer can access a form only from Manage Form Templates window which requires an Administrator or Power User role.

  • 20102981 -- Data rows in a deployed form are incorrectly impacted by changes to the associated data set.

    Workaround: If you make changes to the definition, re-deploy the form template.

  • 20119305 -- An error occurs when you deploy a form template associated with a data set in another form template deployed to the same DCP.

  • 20134635 -- The attribute with isblank validation incorrectly displays an error on the corrected input value.

  • 20159219 -- When you modify a dimension definition and violate the Key Value identifier, a warning message does not display.

    Workaround: Before you make changes, check the key values.

  • 20179066 -- When you edit a saved form instance, a warning to save the form is not shown when navigating to other tabs.

    Workaround: Save the current tab in the form before switching to other tabs.

  • 20220520 -- When you double-click a dimension imported from Oracle Hyperion Financial Management, you are allowed to edit it.

  • 20234504 -- The Dimension drop-down list displays only the first 25 dimensions.

    Workaround: For the dimensions you need to appear in the drop-down list, rename the dimension to appear in the first 25 dimensions.

  • 20241574 -- When you add a reference to a new comment in Smart View, an error occurs.

    Workaround: Add a new reference from the Web interface.

  • 20262789 -- The number of decimal places for a dimension attribute of data type 'number' always reduces to three decimal places.

  • 20300362 -- In non-English languages, when you connect to an application server in Smart View, then open a form, then input a non-ASCII character and click on Save, the characters are unreadable.

  • 20387973 -- Smart Template is not supported for this release. It is planned for a future release.

Documentation Updates

Accessing EPM System Product Documentation

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You can also find deployment-related documentation on the Oracle Technology Network ( and on the Oracle Software Delivery Cloud website ( Or you can visit the EPM System Documentation Portal ( There, you’ll find links to My Oracle Support, EPM Supported Platform Matrices, and more.

Online Help in Internet Explorer

Some tables and text may display incorrectly in online help when using Internet Explorer 9.

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.

Administration Guide Updates

The Oracle Hyperion Tax Governance Administrator's Guide, in the section, Integrating with Smart View, will be updated with the following note:

In the Oracle Smart View for Office Extension panel, under Work List, the Date Format options in Form names cannot be used to set the date component. 20300380

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Accessibility Considerations

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