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1404739 - Web Intelligence using @variable() with Windows Environment variables is always prompting


  • Setup pre-defined variable - @variable () using Window environment variable - in relational and OLAP universe.
  • When running this pre-defined variable @variable function does not work as expected in Web intelligence, for operating system variables (windows environment variables).
  • Instead of Web Intelligence picking up the Environment variable value from the system, it prompts the user for input.
  • This happens in Web Intelligence Rich Client and Web Intelligence in InfoView and BI launch pad.



  • SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.1(XI3.1)
  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.x (BI4.0,BI4.1,BI4.2)
  • Web Intelligence (WebI)
  • Windows


SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.1


Windows Environment variables, OLAP, relational, Universe, Webi, Deski , KBA , BI-RA-WBI , Web Intelligence , Problem

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