Category Archives: Operating System

Excel to CI utility not working in Excel 2016

The Excel to CI utility that comes with PeopleSoft is very useful when it comes to loading multiple rows of data from an Excel template onto PeopleSoft. This seems to have been working fine with Excel 2007/2010, but failed with … Continue reading

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Issues with Oracle BI Publisher with Microsoft Word 2016

For PeopleSoft XML reports, we usually add the BI Publisher plug-in to MS Word, load the XML files, create RTF templates and the list goes on. When you download and install the BI Publisher from PeopleSoft (Design Helper), at first … Continue reading

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Accessing PeopleSoft PIA – Fluid UI – Across Multiple Devices

PeopleTools 8.54 and 8.55 offer great capabilities for Fluid page development and it is very interesting to see fluid pages scale in accordance with the form factor. We do have simulators/emulators to get a feel of how the actual page … Continue reading

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PeopleSoft TNS:no listener Error with Application Designer

Here’s an issue I had to resolve on my PC when I switched Wi-Fi networks. Firing up Application Designer would result in a TNS:no listener error. While the primary troubleshooting step would be to look for firewall restrictions on the Port being used, … Continue reading

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Installing PeopleTools 8.55, PeopleSoft HCM Image 16 on VirtualBox using DPKs – Part 2

Here’s Part-2 of the installation guide – this one covers PeopleTools Setup, installing Application Designer and the Oracle 12c client, along with miscellaneous WinSCP and Putty installations. PeopleTools_855_Installation_Guide_Part_2 Here’s Part-1!! Hope this helps! 🙂  

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Vista Interface in Windows Server 2008

Some of you might have come across Windows Server 2003 or 2008 Operating systems. If you notice the interface in either of these operating systems, it looks like the contemporary classic theme/interface available in Windows XP or it looks more … Continue reading

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