2543481 - Online Report Designer - How to download reports exported to Excel / CSV from the preview screen

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2543481 - Online Report Designer - How to download reports exported to Excel / CSV from the preview screen

Symptom

Report exported from the report preview screen using the 'Export to Excel,CSV' option

Environment

SuccessFactors
Online Report Designer

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Access the Report from the ORD menu Menu
  2. Export to Excel / CSV
  3. No actions seem to have been taken
    unable to see if the download has started or completed.

Cause

This is expected behavior.
The export will be sent as a background job.
The status of this job can be checked from the 'Report Distributor Downloads' menu.
Completed exports can be downloaded from the same location.

Resolution

Expand the 'Report Distributor Downloads' menu

Report Distributor Downloads.JPG

Checking the status of the export job:
Report distributor job status Yellow, Green, Red and Aborted

Clicking a completed job will allow the user to download the output file.

Keywords

Export to Excel CSV download
Online Report Distributor
Report Distributor Downloads
Export Offline , KBA , LOD-SF-ANA-ORD , Online Report Designer , How To

Product

SAP SuccessFactors HCM Core all versions