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1375679 - HTML interpretation no longer works for label text components


After upgrading to Xcelsius to Service Pack 2, HTML Hyperlinks no longer work in the Label component.

Reproducing the Issue


  • Xcelsius 2008 Service Pack 2
  • Microsoft Office 2007
  • Windows XP Professional 
  1. Install Service Pack 2 for Xcelsius 2008.
  2. Create a new model.
  3. Insert a HTML tag in excel cell A1 (For ex. <a href="">Yahoo</a>)
  4. Insert a label text component.
  5. Map Link to cell to Cell A1 in the excel sheet.
  6. Check the option, "Enable HTML formatting"
  7. Preview the model in Xcelsius.
  8. You will find that link is not selectable.


The issue has been identified and logged under Problem Report ID ADAPT01285200.


The issue is resolved in Xcelsius 2008 Service Pack 2, Fixpack 1 (SP 2.1).


label; html; hyperlink; url; Xcelsius 2008 , KBA , BI-RA-XL , Obsolete: BusinessObjects Dashboards and Presentation Design , Bug Filed


SAP BusinessObjects Xcelsius Enterprise 2008