2512476 - Error "Data source reference is not valid" encountered when insert a Pivot Table to the Excel file with square brackets in the name exported from BI platform | SAP Knowledge Base Article

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2512476 - Error "Data source reference is not valid" encountered when insert a Pivot Table to the Excel file with square brackets in the name exported from BI platform

Symptom

Export a Webi document with square brackets [ ] in document name (like TEST [V2] ) to Excel file in BI launch pad, then open the Excel file and insert an Pivot Table, error "Data source reference is not valid" encountered.

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Environment

  • SAP BusnessObjects Business Intelligence Platform (BI) 4.0 / 4.1 / 4.2 / 4.x 
  • Microsoft Excel 2010/2013/2016

Product

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.0 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.2

Keywords

Webi Excel Data source valid pivot table square brackets , KBA , BI-RA-WBI , Web Intelligence , BI-BIP-ADM , BI Servers, security, Crystal Reports in Launchpad , Problem

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