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Changing the default name format of the excel report file in Change

Technote (FAQ)


Is it possible to change the default name the excel report format in IBM Rational Change?


In IBM Rational Change 4.7, the XLS reports get saved with the following name format:


Note: Due to issues with the long report names the format was changed to the following starting IBM Rational Change 5.0 release:



It is not possible to change the default XLS report name format as it is hard-coded in the tool.

Note: You can however change the report name after it has been saved to the file system.

Document information

More support for: Rational Change
General Information

Software version: 4.7, 5.0, 5.1, 5.2

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #: 1421333

Modified date: 22 February 2010