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PM92315: EXTERNAL DATA - NOT ALL COLUMNS OF FILE CAN BE IMPORTED

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Assuming an Excel file is used for External Data containing an
    empty cell in the first row, like:?A?B?1??2?200?3?300??While
    using this file in the External Data import dialogue, the
    dialogue will only show Column A for selection. Column B will
    not be visible and therefore cannot be imported.??This is
    reproducible in Cognos 10.2 and Cognos 10.2.1
    

Local fix

  • Do not use an external file for external data, that contains emp
    ty cells during initial import.
    

Problem summary

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    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
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    * Upgrade to IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.1 Fix Pack  *
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Problem conclusion

  • Code Fix
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM92315

  • Reported component name

    COG REPORT STUD

  • Reported component ID

    5724W12RS

  • Reported release

    A11

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-07-03

  • Closed date

    2013-09-10

  • Last modified date

    2013-09-10

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  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    COG REPORT STUD

  • Fixed component ID

    5724W12RS

Applicable component levels

  • RA21 PSN

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
10 September 2013