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Export to excel displays the data in exponential form



After Export to Excel, large numbers displays the data in exponential form.

Error Messages

Not Applicable.

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Create a report definition with a column with more than 15 characters)
  2. Set the column as a key column
  3. Generate the Excel file from the report definition

Root Cause

A software use or operation error.

In Microsoft Excel, a number more than 12 characters is converted to exponential form. If user converts the number from exponential to regular decimal format, it rounds off the number.


Perform the following local-change: 
  1. Open the report definition for columns which displays as text in the Excel file
  2. Click the cog icon which is next to the Delete icon. This opens a popup to edit column options
  3. Enter pxDisplayText in the column format autocomplete field and submit
  4. Save the report and Export to Excel

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Published December 2, 2021

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