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1288493 - Cannot use Open Document link in Xcelsius dashboard to open child swf file.


  • Data is not displayed in preview mode while using open document link in xcelsius parent dashboard to open child dashboard.
  • Web based URL does not work correctly

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Create a child dashboard through Xcelsius.
  2. Export it to Business Objects Enterprise
  3. Create parent dashboard.
  4. Create open document link in Excel to call child dashboard.
  5. Drag slide show web connectivity component
  6. Map component to open document link through Excel
  7. Preview parent dashboard. No data is displayed.
  •      Crystal Xcelsius Enterprise 2008
  •      Crystal Xcelsius Designer 4.5
  •      Microsoft Excel 2003
  •      Microsoft Excel 2007


This functionality is not available in the product. An Enhancement Request is raised for this : ER # ADAPT01165473


    Enhancement to be integrated in future release. At the moment no ETA on when this will be


Open doc , CX , KBA , BI-RA-XL , Obsolete: BusinessObjects Dashboards and Presentation Design , Product Enhancement


SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.5 ; SAP BusinessObjects Xcelsius Enterprise 2008