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1585865 - Xcelsius fails to resize canvas size when importing a dashboard from Entreprise in design view


  • The complete model is not visible
  • The vertical and horizontal scrollbars are not resized correctly
  • The model is displayed correctly in Preview mode


  • Xcelsius 2008 SP3
  • Dashboard Design BI4.0 SP01

Reproducing the Issue

1/ Launch Xcelsius
2/ Go to File > Preferences > Document
3/ Set the Canvas size to 1280 * 1024
4/ Exit and re-open Xcelsius
5/ Create a Dashboard
6/ File > Save as : Test_local.xlf
7/ File > Save to Platform : Test_ENT.xlf
8/ File> Preferences > Document
9/ Set the Canvas size to 1024 * 768
10/ Exit and re-open Xcelsius
12/ Import the entreprise copy: test_ENT.xlf


N.B: If you first open the local copy and then the copy from Entreprise, the display is correct


  • This issue has been identified as a Product defect: #ADAPT01543354


  • For XI3.1, Install Service Pack 5 (when released)
  • For BI4.0, fix is planned for BI4.1

Workaround: Open a local copy of any dashboard before importing a dashboard from the repository


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SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.0 ; SAP BusinessObjects Xcelsius Enterprise 2008