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1916017 - SAP menu options are grayed in Dashboards Designer when installed on machine without SAP GUI.

Symptom

  • In a non-SAP environment, user should be able to install Dashboard Design before installing SAP GUI and EA features should be usable.

Environment

  • Dashboards Design 4.0

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Install Dashboards client without SAP GUI installed on the machine.
  2. Launch a blank dashboard.
  3. Go to SAP Menu.
  4. All options are disabled.

Cause

An Adapt has been raised under ADAPT id ADAPT01515419.

Resolution

This is documented in the release note  with ID#4668053. To workaround, try the below steps:

  1. Install SAP GUI and Business Explorer.
  2. Manually register the .dll file by calling "regsvr32.exe XcelsiusExtension.dll" in the "%Install_ROOT%\SAPBusinessObjects XI 4.0\win32_x86" folder

Keywords

SAP menu, grayed out, ADAPT01515419, Xcelsius, SAP GUI , KBA , BI-RA-XL-DSL , Dashboards, design-time, design on multi-source , Bug Filed

Product

SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.0