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3075522 - Canvas reporting tool not respecting the alignment content when running offline

Symptom

When opening an exported file of a canvas report, the table is missing the custom column alignment.

Environment

  • SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite
  • Report – Canvas
  • Detailed Report
  • Advanced Report

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Create/Edit any canvas report with a table item;
  2. Align the column content to right and save;
  3. Run this report online and confirm that the content is aligned to the right;
  4. Export this report to open offline in your device;
  5. Note that the content is aligned to the left.

Cause

This is the normal behavior; the canvas tool was not designed to store the custom alignment when exporting the file.

Resolution

Working as designed.

Keywords

Report, Canvas, Alignment, Export, Offline, Online, Custom, Miss, Excel, Csv, Xls, Detailed, Advanced , KBA , LOD-SF-ANA-ADV , Advanced Reporting (ODS) , Problem

Product

SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite all versions