SAP Knowledge Base Article - Public

1622745 - Snapshot in Xcelsius displays old data in all formats except in Current Excel Data.


In Xcelsius, the snapshot in all formats (flash, HTML, PDF, PowerPoint) except Excel , display old data.


Xcelsius 2008 SP3 FP3.3

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Launch Xcelsius.
  2. Insert a combo box and a grid from components in the canvas.
  3. In the cell A1 in Excel type ‘Data’ and in A2 type ‘value’.
  4. In combo box Properties under General tab go to Data Insertion and map data in Destination with A2 cell in Excel.
  5. In Grid Properties under General tab go to Data and map with A1 and A2 cells in Excel
  6. Preview the dashboard and generate a SWF.
  7. In the combox box component select any other label except Label1 from the drop down list.
  8. Go to File > Snapshot > Flash(SWF)/PDF.
  9. Save the file locally on the computer.
  10. Open the saved swf and pdf file.
  11. The snapshot displays Label 1 and its data.


The issue has been identified as a defect and is currently escalated to Product Group under ADAPT01562288.


This issue has been targetted to be fixed in Service Pack 5 for Xcelsius 2008.



Xcelsius,snapshot,old data. , KBA , BI-RA-XL , Obsolete: BusinessObjects Dashboards and Presentation Design , Bug Filed


SAP BusinessObjects Xcelsius Enterprise 2008