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1698173 - How to export SWF file to BI LaunchPad from Dashboard Design


 In Dashboard Design, we do not see any option to export SWF to BI LaunchPad.


  • Dashboard Design 4.0
  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence 4.0


The functionality is not provided in Dashboard Design.


In order to export the SWF file to BI LaunchPad, perform following steps:

  1. Create a dashboard in dashboard design.
  2. Export the dashboard on local drive. ( File->Export-> Flash(SWF) )
  3. Logon to BI LaunchPad
  4. Click on New.
  5. Select Local Document.
  6. Click on Browse
  7. Give path of exported SWF file.
  8. Click on Add.

NOTE: This is a workaround, when you have SWF file and you'd like to save directly to BOE.

To save a SWF File from dashboard designer, just use the menu File -> Save to Platform and you should be able to save XLF as well as SWF in same file.


KBA , BI-RA-XL , Obsolete: BusinessObjects Dashboards and Presentation Design , Problem


SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.0