Category Archives: Software

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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Installing PeopleTools 8.55, PeopleSoft HCM Image 16 on VirtualBox using DPKs – Part 1

Hi all, Here’s a step-by-step guide to installing PeopleTools 8.55, PeopleSoft HCM 9.2 Image 16 on your PC. My Host OS is Windows 10 64-bit installed on a Lenovo Z50-70 laptop with an i5 processor and 4 GB of RAM. The … Continue reading

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Extracting Data from Corrupted files using WinRAR

I’ve pretty much encountered this problem once in a while. I have a couple of RAR files, out of which one or two either have a CRC error or is corrupted. And finally, when you try to extract the complete … Continue reading

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How to clear Run prompt entries in Windows XP?

This post lists the steps to clear entries from the Run prompt drop down list. Step 1 : Right click on the Taskbar, and select Properties. Step 2 : In the Taskbar and Start Menu Properties dialog box, select the … Continue reading

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