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1663796 - BusinessObjects tags found in report file exported to MS Excel format from Crystal Reports


  • Unwanted tags found in MS Excel file.
  • When exporting a report to MS Excel format from Crystal Reports, it add BusinessObjects tags.
  • When a report created in Crystal Reports are schedule to Excel format or exported to Excel format, the document properties of the output Excel (.XLS) file is populated with BusinessObjects tags. 
  • Depending on the business need; this could potentially prevent users from using the exported file without having to manually open the XLS file and deleting those entries.



  • SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.1
  • SAP Crystal Reports 2008


Crystal Reports 2008 V0 ; Crystal Reports 2008 V1 ; SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.0 ; SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.1


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