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1238728 - Error: 'Microsoft Office Excel is waiting for another application to complete an OLE action' appears when you save an Xcelsius model

Symptom

  • Error: 'Microsoft Office Excel is waiting for another application to complete an OLE action' appears when you save an Xcelsius model

Reproducing the Issue

Workflow to Reproduce:

  1. Open the xlf file in Xcelsius
  2. Import the Excel model .xls file attached to the xlf file
  3. Click on the Spreadsheet Table component and change the heights of the table by dragging the pointers up or down
  4. Go to the Properties of the Column Chart and change the Font
  5. Go to the Properties of the Column Chart and confirm the Font
  6. Go to File and Save
  7. The error 'Microsoft Office Excel is waiting for another application to complete an OLE action' will be displayed after a while
  • Windows XP Professional Service Pack 2
  • Xcelsius v4.5

Cause

  • Logged as Product Defect ADAPT01083378

Resolution

  • Solved in Xcelsius 2008 Service Pack 1

Keywords

Xcelsius v4.5OLE action , KBA , BI-RA-XL , Dashboards and Presentation Design , Problem

Product

SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.5