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1724613 - In Xcelsius when mapping an Excel table to spreadsheet table component, the formatting like 'bold' and 'underline' are not shown in the dashboard after remapping.


Formatting like 'bold'  and 'Underline' should be displayed in spreadsheet table component mapped with an Excel table in Xcelsius.


Xcelsius 2008 SP4

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Create a dashboard in Xcelsius by inserting a Spreadsheet table component.
  2. Go to Control Panel > Regional Language and Settings and select the language German.
  3. In Excel, go to Excel Options > Languages and set the language to German.
  4. In Excel sheet in Xcelsius, enter some data. Format this data by making it Bold and underlining it.
  5. Map this data with the Spreadsheet table component by selecting the data in Excel under component properties > Display data.
  6. Preview the dashboard.


The issue has been identified as a potential bug and is currently escalated to Product Group under reference number: ADAPT01631333.


This issue is targetted to be fixed in SP6 for Xcelsius 2008 version.


Xcelsius 2008, formatting. , KBA , BI-RA-XL , Obsolete: BusinessObjects Dashboards and Presentation Design , Bug Filed


SAP BusinessObjects Xcelsius Enterprise 2008