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1306200 - Unable to view images in the demo xcelsius 2008 dashboards present on SAP website in powerpoint.


  • Demo dashboards does not display image components in powerpoint.
  • Images displays fine in preview mode.
  • An icon appears on the top right corner of the image component in powerpoint.
  • Similar issue occurs in PDF.
  • Apart from image components rest all data displays fine.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Downlaod "Daily Executive" dashboard source files from
  2. Open .xlf file in xcelsius 2008.
  3. Go to Files>Export>Powerpoint.
  4. Save .ppt file and view in powerpoint.
  •  Crystal Xcelsius 2008 Service Pack 1 Fix Pack 1.


These files are embeded and hence can not be displayed in powerpoint or pdf. This is the default behaviour of the product.


Import new images in the image component.


Image, Demo, Powerpoint , KBA , BI-RA-XL , Obsolete: BusinessObjects Dashboards and Presentation Design , Problem


SAP BusinessObjects Xcelsius Enterprise 2008