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1294412 - Column chart is unable to display data


Column chart is unable to display some values when the data is retrieved using Qaaws(Query as a web service).

Reproducing the Issue

  • Open Xcelsius.
  • Drag a Column chart in canvas.
  • Import an Excel spreadsheet.
  • Select the data for chart in such a way that there is large difference between two values.
  • Try to preview the dashboard, column chart shows a blank Y axis.
  • Product Version:- Xcelsius 2008, SP1,FP1


Scale of the chart is not adjusted according to the values selected.


  • Open the properties window of chart
  • Click on the behavior tab.
  • Select scale from the window.
  • Select Manual(Y) Axis.
  • Adjust the Maximum limit and Minimum Limit according to the data displayed by chart.


column chart , KBA , BI-RA-XL , Obsolete: BusinessObjects Dashboards and Presentation Design , Problem


SAP BusinessObjects Xcelsius Enterprise 2008