[Nov. 11, 2014 Update: Microsoft has confirmed that Office Home & Student Edition is built on a different codeline that lacks the APIs that are needed for EBS integration. Article updated to exclude this edition explicitly.]
EBS 12.1.3 was recently certified with Office 2013. We are pleased to announce that Microsoft Office 2013 is certified with Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.0.6. For details, see:
Certified combinations include Office running in 32-bit and 64-bit modes.
EBS 12.0.6 + Microsoft Office 2013 (32-bit)
Microsoft Office 2013 32-bit desktop version is certified for integration with Oracle E-Business Suite 12.0.6 for the following desktop client operating systems:
EBS 12.0.6 + Microsoft Office 2013 (64-bit)
- Windows Vista 32-bit
- Windows 7 32-bit & 64-bit
- Windows 8 32-bit & 64-bit
Microsoft Office 2013 64-bit desktop version is certified for integration with Oracle E-Business Suite 12.0.6 through a 64-bit techstack for the following desktop client operating systems:
- Windows 7 64-bit
- Windows 8 64-bit
What about EBS 11i and 12.2?
The certification of Microsoft Office 2013 32-bit for Oracle E-Business Suite 126.96.36.199 and 12.2.x is still in progress.
The certification of Microsoft Office 2013 64-bit for Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2.x is still in progress.
There are no plans to certify Microsoft Office 2013 64-bit with Oracle E-Business Suite 188.8.131.52.
When will the remaining combinations be certified?
Oracle's Revenue Recognition rules prohibit us from discussing certification and release dates, but you're welcome to monitor or subscribe to this blog. I'll post updates here as soon as soon as they're available.
How does the E-Business Suite work with Microsoft Office?
The Oracle E-Business Suite is comprised of several product families such as Financials, Supply Chain Management, Human Resources, and so on. These product families group together collections of individual products. Some of these products may be optionally integrated with one or more Microsoft Office components such as Excel, Word, and Projects. Individual E-Business Suite product teams have the option of building integrations between their products and one or more Microsoft Office components. This is not mandatory. Over forty E-Business Suite teams offer these kinds of Office integrations today. Examples of these integrations include:
Which Office versions are certified?
We explicitly tested the Office 2013 Professional edition with Oracle E-Business Suite. We expect that the results of these certification tests apply equally to the following desktop-installed editions:
Support implications: We will attempt to reproduce issues reported on these editions on our reference edition -- Office 2013 Professional. Issues that cannot be reproduced will be handled on a case-by-case basis. For example, issues that can only be reproduced on, say, Office Home & Student 2013 but cannot be reproduced on Office Professional 2013 will be handled on a case-by-case basis.
We do not currently plan to certify the following editions with Oracle E-Business Suite:
What about OpenOffice, StarOffice, LibreOffice?
We have no plans to certify the E-Business Suite with versions of OpenOffice, StarOffice, LibreOffice, or other equivalents.Related Articles