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1311691 - Blank pages appear in the Desktop Intelligence report with multiple sections when ‘Start on new page’ option is used for the sections.


  • Report contains multiple sections with the option ‘Start on new page’ has been selected in format section.
  • The innermost section has a table. When the table gets distributed in multiple pages then the table header also appears on previous page. e.g. Suppose the table starts from Page No 5, its table header also get displayed on Page No.4.
  • To avoid this 'Right click on the problematic table -> Format Table ->Page Layout tab, the options ‘Start on new page’ has been checked.
  • However when the data changes in the report after subsequent refreshes or when the problematic table(s) come on the first page instead in the middle of the report, the first page become blank or similar blank pages are displayed in the middle of the report.
  • Similar behavior can be observed in Web Intelligence reports as well.



SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform R2 ; SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.0 ; SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.1


Empty pages, multiple sections, table header. , KBA , BI-RA-DKI , Obsolete - Desktop Intelligence , Product Enhancement

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