1536746 - Xcelsius dashboard displays different number formatting for users using Live Office connection.

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1536746 - Xcelsius dashboard displays different number formatting for users using Live Office connection.

Symptom

  • Xcelsius dashboard displays different number formatting in output of LiveOffice.
  • It depends upon which  user is used to connect to BusinessObjects.

Environment

  • Xcelsius 2008
  • LiveOffice XI 3.1

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Use Live Office to import a Webintelligence report/Universe into the excel file by logging with different users.
  2. Launch Xcelsius.
  3. Go to Data Manager and Add Live Office connection.
  4. Create a dashboard using this Live Office Connection.

Cause

Users connecting to BusinessObjects Enterprise do not have a defined viewing locale.

Resolution

Define the viewing locale of the users with the required language to change the formatting of the dashboard as per requirement.

Keywords

Xcelsius, Live Office, viewing locale , KBA , BI-RA-XL , Dashboards and Presentation Design , Problem

Product

SAP BusinessObjects Xcelsius Enterprise 2008