2286384 - Ad Hoc report exported as CSV is displaying wrong charatcers

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2286384 - Ad Hoc report exported as CSV is displaying wrong charatcers

Symptom


Adhoc Report exported as CSV file with Excel Special characters not displaying correctly.

Environment

SuccessFactors HCM Core
Adhoc / ORD Online Report Designer

Reproducing the Issue

  • Run adhoc report (with field containing with special character) online or offline 
  • Export file as csv.
  • Open the file with Excel
  • Result display wrong character.  E.g. "Operateur de production" is displayed "Opérateur de Production"

Cause

Excel limitation when opening csv file

Resolution

Export the file as Excel XLS or XLSX
Or open the CSV file with Notepad ++

Keywords

KBA , LOD-SF-ANA-ADH , Adhoc Reports & Report Builder , Problem

Product

SAP SuccessFactors HCM Core 1511