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1646398 - Using parent/child Dashboard model in SAP portal does not load the Child dashboard


  • The child dashboard does not load when the parent dashboard is viewed from SAP Portal


*Xcelsius 2008

*Dashboard Design 4.0

*SAP NW 7.3

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Create Child.xlf which includes a BICS connection
  2. Create Parent.xlf which includes another BICS connection and a SWF loader (to load the child)
  3. Publish both dashboards to SAP portal
  4. Logon to SAP portal
  5. Open the child dashboard - OK
  6. Open the parent dashboard in SAP portal

==> The child dashboard within the parent dashboard is not loading


  • Limitation of Adobe flash functionality


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SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.0 ; SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.0, feature pack 3 ; SAP BusinessObjects Xcelsius Enterprise 2008