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1288300 - Incorrect display of dates in Xcelsius 2008 for French, German and Russian


  • Date datatype displayed as garbage in Canvas.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. In English environment, Change the regional settings and language options to German
  2. Invoke Xcelsius
  3. Type a date in the Excel workbook, ie 12.01.1991
  4. Drag a Table component onto the canvas
  5. Link it to the Excel cell containing the date
  6. The date in the canvas will be displayed as "TT.01.JJJJ"
  • Xcelsius 2008


  • This is Product defect, logged as bug # ADAPT01137100


  • Install Service Pack 1 Fix Pack 2
  • Install Service Pack 2 (To be released)


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SAP BusinessObjects Xcelsius Enterprise 2008