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3000804 - EPM Add-in: Slow report refreshing and opening workbooks


  • When refreshing a report or opening a workbook that is configured to refresh on open, it takes a long time.
  • The symptom may be more noticeable upon the first refresh, subsequent refresh operations may be faster.
  • The issue may also be noticeable only on certain computers while on other computers it's not, depending on the version of Excel or the version of the EPM Add-in installed on the particular computer.



  •  SAP EPM Add-in for Microsoft Office


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


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