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1877963 - BI4.0: Live office icon is not visible when we open Dashboard.


  • Live Office icon does not show up and requires a click on the embedded cell to make it visible.


  • Dashboards Design 4.0 SP05.
  • SAP BusinessObjects 4.0 SP05.
  •  Live Office 4.0 SP05


Reproducing the Issue

  1. Install Dashboards Design 4.0 SP05.
  2. Install SP05 live office client.
  3. Open dashboard you will see the live office icons are not visible.
  4. It will be  visible after we click on any cell in embedded excel.


  • This issue has been logged as bug under ADAPT01695781 .


This issue is scheduled to be addressed in Dashboards Design 4.0 SP08. However, this is on a best endeavor basis and not a guarantee of delivery in this release.


ADAPT01695781, Live office icons, Excel, Dashboards. , KBA , BI-RA-XL , Obsolete: BusinessObjects Dashboards and Presentation Design , Bug Filed


SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.0