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1694866 - Xcelisus Crash when exporting snapshot


Xcelsius crash with Microsoft C++ error message when exporting snapshot to excel after previewing within Xcelsius Designer.


Xcelsius 2008

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Created a Excel Sheet and name it with "&" in the Spreadsheet tab name. Example: "T&T Spreadsheet".
  2. Create a dashboard off that spreadsheet
  3. Preview the dashboard within Xcelsius.
  4. Export the snapshot to excel
  5. Xcelsius crash with Microsoft C++ error message.


This is caused due to special character "&" in the name of the spreadsheet.


Replace the special character "&" with full word "and" in the spreadsheet tab name.


Dashboard designer crash c++ error message abnormal termination , KBA , BI-RA-XL-DSL , Obsolete: Design-Time, Design on Multi-Source , Problem


SAP BusinessObjects Xcelsius Enterprise 2008