2441742 - Report Designer - exporting report pages to Excel

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2441742 - Report Designer - exporting report pages to Excel

Symptom

Why do report and measure pages in Online Report Designer and Workforce Analytics have export buttons at the top for Word, PowerPoint and PDF formats, but not Excel?

Environment

SAP SuccessFactors - Online Report Designer (ORD), Workforce Analytics (WFA)

Cause

Reports can contain all kinds of graphical elements and not all of them translate to Excel, so it isn't possible to export an entire page to it.

Resolution

Instead, each table component has its own Excel export button in its top corner so that Excel only receives spreadsheet-ready data.  (CSV is also an option.)  This will not be apparent when viewing a page with no components.  The Excel buttons also do not appear in the exported version of a report page.

Keywords

KBA , LOD-SF-ANA-ORD , Online Report Designer , How To

Product

SAP SuccessFactors HCM Core 1611 ; SAP SuccessFactors Workforce Analytics all versions