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2734420 - Excel File Showing Empty Line Even when Report Has no Empty Line on System


You are downloading a report to CSV and when oppening it on Excel you have noticed some few lines are empty.


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Business Analytics work center and open any report.
  2. After running this report, select the option Download CSV File.
  3. Open the CSV file and check the lines, some are empty.


This issue happens due the " symbol which is present in the data. Remember that these symbols are used in coding and also to create data sources. However, we considered this behavior a temporary limitation that development already addressed to be corrected in future releases.


Alternatively you can use ' symbol or twice the ' symbol for double quotation. It would avoid the error of empty lines.


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