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1409241 - Cannot import an Excel file containing Live Office queries based on SAP data into Xcelsius


  • Unable to import an Excel spreadsheet containing Live Office queries into Xcelsius
  • Non-Live Office document can be imported into Xcelsius

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Create a Live office query based on a OLAP universe with SAP datasource in Excel
  2. Save the file
  3. Launch Xcelsius 2008
  4. Import the excel file

--> The hour glass appears for a couple of seconds and nothing happens. The Excel file is not imported

  • Xcelsius 2008 SP2
  • Microsoft Excel 2007
  • SAP BW netweaver 7.01 SP5


  • Install Fix Pack 2.1 of Xcelsius 2008 SP2


bex query, spreadsheet, hang, xls, LO , KBA , BI-RA-XL , Obsolete: BusinessObjects Dashboards and Presentation Design , Bug Filed


SAP BusinessObjects Xcelsius Enterprise 2008