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1609176 - BI4.0 Live Office and Explorer error: "Old format or invalid type library"


When trying to send a current selection to BusinessObjects Explorer or a current sheet to BO Explorer with LiveOffice in Excel it always fails with the error:

"Old format or invalid type library"



  • BI 4.0 SP01 and FP3
  • BI 4.0 Explorer 
  • BI Live Office 
  • Excel 2007 SP2.


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.0


BI 4.0 Live Office Excel 2007 Old Format Invalid Type Library Selection Sheet , KBA , BI-BIP-LO , Live Office , BI-RA-EXP , Obsolete: Polestar, Explorer , Problem

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