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1697625 - How to replace a new Xcelsius dashboard into the Repository without changing the IDocId


  • The newly exported SWF does not reflect the changes when opened from InfoView.
  • Replace the modified SWF into the Repository without changing the IDocID.

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  • Xcelsius 2008 SP3 Fix Pack 3.4
  • Business Object XI 3.1 SP4



  1. Open dashboard from the InfoView.
  2. Click on the Properties of the SWF file.
  3. Locate the .tmp file in the IFRS (Input File Repository) from the Installation Directory of Business Object.
  4. Copy the test2.tmp (Duplicate file) to be replaced with the original test1.tmp file in the above directory.
  5. Rename the test2.tmp as test1.tmp which was the original name of the dashboard before copying.
  6. Delete the Cache for the Tomcat server(Location-<Installation Directory of BO\Tomcat55\work\Catalina\localhost>
  7. Restart the Tomcat server.


Duplicate,Original,IDocID , KBA , BI-RA-XL , Obsolete: BusinessObjects Dashboards and Presentation Design , How To


SAP BusinessObjects Xcelsius Enterprise 2008