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2455407 - Description of Data in Field Changes to its Numeric Code Value on Exporting the Custom Object Using Data Workbench


Your requirement is to Export the Custom Object ABC (where ABC represents the Custom Object ) using Data Workbench. On the exported file, we see the data in the XYZ (where XYZ represents the field) field changes from Description to its Numeric Code value.


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Login to the HTML5 client
  2. Go to Data Workbench workcenter
  3. Go to Export tab
  4. In the search field, select the Custom Object ABC
  5. Select Data
  6. Select Next
  7. Export Data
  8. Go to the Monitor tab
  9. Download the exported file


The field XYZ is a Code Type in the ABC OData Service. The Data Workbench shows the Code values and not the Description because it is not maintained in the ABC OData Service.


To see the Description of this Code, you must enhance the ABC OData Service by marking Include Code Descriptions from the OData Editor.


 Code values, Description , KBA , code values , description of data in field changes , LOD-CRM-INT-DWB , Data Workbench , How To


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