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2438093 - HTML Tags Are Shown on Reports


When accessing a report, HTML tags, such as <p> </p> or <p><span style="font-size: 14pt"> are shown for one or more fields.


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Business Analytics work center.
  2. Go to the Design Reports view.
  3. Find and open a report 123 (123 represents the affected report name).
  4. Click Go.
  5. Result: The data for the field ABC (ABC represents the ID of the filed that displays HTML tags.



The field ABC is an extension field created via key user tools that has rich text enabled, which means it is of type Formatted Text. It is possible in specific cases to use the rich text feature in reporting to see formatted text.


For further details on the rich text feature, please see the KBA <2864008 - Rich Text Feature Missing in Reports>.


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