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1621196 - Chart series color does not change dynamically in Xcelsius.


Series color of Chart component mapped to excel cell does not change dynamically even if the value in the mapped excel cell changes at runtime.


Xcelsius 2008 Service Pack 4

Reproducing the Issue

      1. Launch Xcelsius.
      2. Take Chart component (Line/Column/Pie) on canvas.
      3. Select Chart component and go to Properties window.
      4. Go to Appearance -> Color tab and map Series Line color with excel cell.
      5. Now take any other component on canvas and implement logic to change value of above excel cell at runtime.
      6. Preview the dashboard and notice that the Series color of Chart component does not change at runtime with the change of value in the excel cell.

      Note: Refer attached for sample dashboard.


This issue is resolved in Dashboard Design 4.0.


KBA , BI-RA-XL , Obsolete: BusinessObjects Dashboards and Presentation Design , Problem


SAP BusinessObjects Xcelsius Enterprise 2008