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1610200 - The language drop-down menu is grayed in Xcelsius 2008 SP4


  • Cannot change the current language in Xcelsius 2008 SP4.
  • The current language drop-down menu is grayed.


SAP BusinessObjects Xcelsius Enterprise 2008 SP4

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Install Xcelsius 2008 SP4 full build by changing the default install folder proposed by the wizard.
  2. Select some languages packs to install with the product (French, Italian).
  3. Launch Xcelsius.
  4. Go to File->Preferences and select "Languages" Tab.
  5. The current language drop-down list is grayed.


The issue has been identified and logged under Problem Report ID ADAPT01599560.


This issue is scheduled to be addressed in Xcelsius 2008 SP6.


  • Find the location of the the missing files (Xcelsius_xx.dll, xcext_sapu_res_xx.dll ...) xx refer to the Language abréviation (French=>FR, Italian=>IT).  The directories of those files is like "[default install folder]\Xcelsius" (serach first in "Program Files\Business Objects\Xcelsius")
  • Now install Xcelsius in "[default install folder]" finded before.


ADAPT01599561, languages, list deroulante, griser , KBA , BI-RA-XL , Obsolete: BusinessObjects Dashboards and Presentation Design , Bug Filed


SAP BusinessObjects Xcelsius Enterprise 2008