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1771085 - Dashboard freezes with intermittent Flash error#1009


  • Intermittent Flash error#1009 while running the dashboard.
  • Mouse Cursor not moving smoothly when using parent child or nested swf.


  • Xcelsius 2008
  • BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.1

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Create a Dashboard and publish to InfoView.
  2. Create another dashboard as Parent and call the previous swf as child using SWF loader
  3. Insert a Flash Variables to pass the CELogon Token.
  4. Use a fully qualified Document Download URL to call the child swf as below:

"http://<server name>:<port no>/Xcelsius/opendoc/documentDownload?iDocID=3082&sKind=Flash&CELogonToken="&B8

    5. Save and publish the model to Enterprise.


  • The issue is due to security with Adobe Flash Player.


Change the Fully qualified URL of Document Download to relative URL

e.g. Fully Qualified URL :


Relative path:



Flash error#1009, mouse sticky behavior, cursor not moving, Xcelsius. , KBA , BI-RA-XL , Obsolete: BusinessObjects Dashboards and Presentation Design , Problem


SAP BusinessObjects Xcelsius Enterprise 2008