I have a view in Oracle 11G. I want to show the contents in an Excel 2010 Pivot Table without installing the Oracle Client on my users' machines. So I created a SQL Server 2008 R2 view that queries the Oracle view through a Linked Server. I can run the view in Mgt. Studio. It looks good....I can see the text fields as well as the numeric fields. When I connect to this SQL Server view with the Pivot Table, the numbers disappear.....all zeros! The text fields all look good. I tried to connect with the regular SQL Server Native driver as well as with ODBC and Microsoft Query with the same result. If I connect the Pivot Table directly to Oracle, there is no issue. For whatever reason, this scenario is not yielding results in a Google search. I thought I would check here to see if anyone has seen this before.
Thank you for your help!