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1536746 - Xcelsius dashboard displays different number formatting for users using Live Office connection.


  • Xcelsius dashboard displays different number formatting in output of LiveOffice.
  • It depends upon which  user is used to connect to BusinessObjects.


  • Xcelsius 2008
  • LiveOffice XI 3.1

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Use Live Office to import a Webintelligence report/Universe into the excel file by logging with different users.
  2. Launch Xcelsius.
  3. Go to Data Manager and Add Live Office connection.
  4. Create a dashboard using this Live Office Connection.


Users connecting to BusinessObjects Enterprise do not have a defined viewing locale.


Define the viewing locale of the users with the required language to change the formatting of the dashboard as per requirement.


Xcelsius, Live Office, viewing locale , KBA , BI-RA-XL , Obsolete: BusinessObjects Dashboards and Presentation Design , Problem


SAP BusinessObjects Xcelsius Enterprise 2008