1399215 - Unable to view Xcelsius dashboard in PowerPoint 2007

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1399215 - Unable to view Xcelsius dashboard in PowerPoint 2007

Symptom

  • In Slideshow view of PowerPoint, a black crossed page is displayed instead of the dashboard

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Export an Xcelsius dashboard in PowerPoint (PPT) format
  2. Launch Microsoft PowerPoint
  3. Go to View -> View from Current Slide

==> A Blank page is displayed

  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2007
  • Xcelsius 2008

Cause

Macros and Active X controls are disabled

Resolution

In Microsoft Power Point, enable the macros as follows (Screenshots attached):

  1. Click the Office button (corresponding to the Office Logo)
  2. Click on PowerPoint Options button
  3. Under Trust Center, click Trust Center Settings button
  4. Under Macro Settings , Select the option: 'Enable all macros'
  5. Click OK

Keywords

empty, Power Point, MS, excelsius, flash , swf, xlf, cannot , KBA , BI-RA-XL , Dashboards and Presentation Design , How To

Product

SAP BusinessObjects Xcelsius Enterprise 2008

Attachments

Enable_macros_PPT.doc