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1543632 - Unable to modify worksheets in exported Excel files.


  • When an Excel spreadsheet is exported from Xcelsius, the file is locked.
  • Users are unable to Add/Remove/Edit/Rename worksheets in the Excel file.


Xcelsius 2008

Reproducing the Issue

1.  Create a sample dashboard in Xcelsius.

2.  Export Excel spreadsheet using Data->Export menu from Xcelsius.

3.  Open Excel spreadsheet using Microsoft Excel.

4.  Notice that users are unable to Add/Remove/Edit/Rename workbooks in the Excel file.


This has been identified as a product defect under reference ADAPT01087308.


This issue has been resolved in Xcelsius 2008 Service Pack 3.


Excel, Workbook, Lock, Export, Modify , KBA , BI-RA-XL , Obsolete: BusinessObjects Dashboards and Presentation Design , Problem


SAP BusinessObjects Xcelsius Enterprise 2008