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1916208 - A-OLAP hangs when exporting to PDF when there is a background filter based on a large LOV in BI4.0


  • An Analysis, edition for OLAP workspace has a background filter that is based on a very large list of values.
  • When exporting the workspace to PDF, it hangs with a message processing screen being displayed with no PDF returned as output.
  • The workspace needs to be aborted manually with any changes to the workspace being lost.



  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.0 SP5
  • Analysis, edition for OLAP
  • BICS
  • BW 7.01 SPS 06+, 7.02 SPS 02+


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.0 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.0, feature pack 3


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