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2794852 - The bracket format not shown in excel report


You download a report containing values in brackets to excel, you notice that the brackets are not shown in excel.


  • Business ByDesign
  • Cloud for Customer

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the work center Business Analytics.
  2. Go to the view Design Reports.
  3. Open a report containing values in brackets.
  4. Download this report to excel.

You notice that the values are not shown in brackets.


The bracket format is not supported in excel add-in, as it removes the data aggregation behaviour of excel.


This is the normal behaviour of the system.


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