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2992667 - How to customize the contents of EPMXLClientPreference.XML for mass deployment and centralized control of various EPM Add-in settings

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The EPMXLClientPreferences.xml file stores the EPM Add-in user preferences (options and context values).

The various options are documented in the EPM Add-in for Microsoft Office Installation Guide.

A table lists the options contained in the EPMXLClientPreference.xml file and the corresponding options in the user interface:
- The user options that are in "Options/User Options".
- The sheet options that are saved as default options when clicking "Save as Default" in "Options/Sheet Options".
- The command display options that are in "Options/Command Display Options".

For details regarding EPMXLClientPreferences.xml you can refer to the following pages in EPM Add-in for Microsoft Office Installation Guide as well as the various SAP notes listed below:

In cases where the EPMXLClientPreferences.xml file is already deployed to multiple users, a system administrator may want to add or remove specific sections in the file without affecting the existing settings for a particular user.


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Environment

  • SAP EPM solutions, add-in for Microsoft Office

Product

SAP Business Planning and Consolidation 10.1, version for Microsoft ; SAP Business Planning and Consolidation 10.1, version for SAP NetWeaver ; SAP Business Planning and Consolidation 11.0, version for SAP BW/4HANA ; SAP Business Planning and Consolidation 11.1, version for SAP BW/4HANA

Keywords

change xml via scrpt, modify xml file using powershell , KBA , EPM-XLS , EPM Excel Client , How To

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