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3006499 - Microsoft Excel cannot access the file 'C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Local\SAP\SAP GUI\tmp\.sapaox'

Symptom

When opening Analysis Office from a Portal, BI Platform or the transaction RAAOE an error is raised by Excel.

Microsoft Excel cannot access the file 'C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Local\SAP\SAP GUI\tmp\.sapaox'. There are several possible reasons:

  • The file name or path does not exist.
  • The file is being used by another program
  • The workbook you are trying to save has the same name as a currently open workbook.

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Environment

Analysis Office

Product

SAP Analysis for Microsoft Office all versions

Keywords

Launcher file, association, HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SAP.AO.Xl.Launch\shell\Open\command, .sapaox, RAAOE , KBA , BI-RA-AO-XLA , Excel Addin , Problem

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