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1199040 - Error: 'Unable to read file' error while opening Desktop Intelligence report saved in MS Excel.


  • The Desktop Intelligence report has been saved as MS Excel (.xls) file. 
  • Unable to open this .xls file.
  • The behavior is report specific and doesn’t occur with all the reports.



SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform R2 ; SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI


Save as, cannot open, unable to read , KBA , BI-RA-DKI , Obsolete - Desktop Intelligence , Bug Filed

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