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Status Not under consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Mar 18, 2021

Enhance the Excel adapter design to accommodate\control Excel worksheet cell properties for data added by the Excel adapter.

We would like to create $ input amounts as a 'CURRENCY' field. Since the adapter only handles output as General TEXT format we are confined to this format and no other.

What is your industry? Professional Services
How will this idea be used?

Black Knight presently has a project with a request to perform the XML to XCEL process. This request is being requested by the VA and will be used for many clients. A case number TS004639492 can be used as a reference point.

  • Guest
    Mar 19, 2021

    Apologies Keith, let me rephrase: Our suggestion is to use a mapping function to format the TEXT data so that it would be acceptable to the correct data type in Excel. We understand that this is a very manual process (and that this type of feature would be very useful). Our rules of engagement for these RFEs requires a max 18 month horizon to deliver else, we need to reject outright. We are tracking this in a separate system for a release beyond that timeline

  • Guest
    Mar 18, 2021

    Your suggestion : 'sending the TEXT of that value into the product', is exactly what is happening now. The value appears as a text value.
    We want the value to appear to EXCEL as a currency Value not a text product.

  • Guest
    Mar 18, 2021

    Sorry , don't quite under stand the Response; could you re-send that recommendation please ?

  • Guest
    Mar 18, 2021

    We would not be able to contain this functionality in a 12-18 month window. We recommend that in such cases that th euse verifies or formats the data in th erequired format using a mapping fucntion to manipulate the date and send the TEXT of that value into the output.