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1500534 - The size of the canvas in Xcelsius is not maintained when exporting to PowerPoint

Symptom

  • Quality of the image is poor in Powerpoint.
  • If you select the dashboard in Powerpoint, you notice the border of the object is actually bigger than the size of the dashboard 

ppt_xcelsius.JPG

Environment

  • Xcelsius 2008 SP3 FP3.1

Reproducing the Issue

  • Launch Xcelsius
  • Place a component in the canvas
  • Resize so that it takes the full size of the canvas
  • Click on 'send to Powerpoint' button
  • Open the Powerpoint.
  • Select the dashboard

==> You notice margins at the top and bottom of the dashboard.

Cause

  • This is a regression with Adobe Flash 10.2

Resolution

  • Uninstall Adobe Flash 10.2 and install Adobe Flash 10.1
  • Workaround: Select the object in Powerpoint and reduce the height of the object.

Keywords

PPT layout border save margins space quality image resize zoom , KBA , BI-RA-XL , Dashboards and Presentation Design , Problem

Product

SAP BusinessObjects Xcelsius Enterprise 2008

Attachments

ppt_xcelsius.bmp