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2172475 - Datatype in Webi on Excel datasource remains unchanged in BI 4.1

Symptom

  • Changing data type from string to date when report is build on Excel is not successful.
  • String data type remains unchanged.
    “Image/data in this KBA is from SAP internal systems, sample data, or demo systems. Any resemblance to real data is purely coincidental."


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Environment

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1 Support Pack 4 Patch 2

Product

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1

Keywords

data type , excel, datasource, 4.1, webi , string, date , number , 3.1 , BI, modify, modified, affect, not changed, , KBA , BI-RA-WBI , Web Intelligence , Problem

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