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2225534 - Selection Option variables are displayed as a Range instead of Input Prompt (Multi-Value prompt) in Web Intelligence reports from SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1 Support Package 6 onwards.

Symptom

  • New functionality is introduced in BI 4.1 Support Pack 05, adding the command line parameter "-Dsap.sl.bics.variableComplexSelectionMapping=multivalue" in the Adaptive Processing Server hosting the DSL Bridge service.
  • With this setting, we can use "Selection Option variables" from BEx queries as a List of Values instead of a Range in Web Intelligence. This works fine in BI 4.1 SP 05 and related Patches.
  • In BI 4.1 Support Pack 06 and above patches, "Selection Option variables" still appear as a Range instead of Input Prompt or Multi-Value prompt in Webi Intelligence reports when using the above command line parameter. 
  • In SP06, it appears options specified via the Java command-line parameters in DSL bridge service are no longer taking effect in Web Intelligence.
  • The same issue is observed in Web Intelligence Rich client.(Making changes in windows registry does not help as well.)


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Environment

  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.1
  • Support Pack 06
  • Web Intelligence

Product

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1

Keywords

webi, selection option, selection option variable, input prompt, multi value prompt, manual prompt entry, variable, range, multivalue, -Dsap.sl.bics.variableComplexSelectionMapping, -Dsap.sl.bics.variableComplexSelectionMapping=multivalue, variableComplexSelectionMapping, 4.1 SP 6, 4.1, DSL, variable, bex variable , KBA , BI-RA-WBI , Web Intelligence , Problem

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