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2422566 - Reports exported with CSV format are displaying wrong/special characters for translated fields, language-specific characters are not retained (e.g. Chinese)

Symptom

  • When a report is exported to CSV and opened with Microsoft Excel application, special characters are not being recognized or are not displayed correctly.
  • Table / Adhoc, Story, Tile and Canvas report are not showing language translations correctly. E.g. Chinese characters, Japanese characters, etc. are not retained.

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Environment

SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite

Product

SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite all versions ; SAP SuccessFactors Workforce Analytics all versions

Keywords

Special ,characters, CSV, Export, ad, hoc, report, incorrect, information, export, chinese characters, japanese characters, table report, table export, adhoc export, story report, tile report, canvas report , KBA , LOD-SF-ANA-ADH , Adhoc Reports & Report Builder , LOD-SF-ANA-ORD , Online Report Designer , LOD-SF-ANA-ADV , Advanced Reporting (ODS) , LOD-SF-ANA-DSH , YouCalc Dashboards and Tiles (Dashboards 2.0) , LOD-SF-ANA-SAC , Stories in People Analytics , Known Error

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