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2141691 - Error "the file is currently in use. try again later " occurs when saving an Excel document after having been used as source for webi documents


  • After a webi based-excel document is refreshed and closed, this excel source file remains locked.
  • from MS excel, when clicking on "save" , an error occurs: "the file is currently in use. try again later ".



  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence 4.1 Service Pack 5
  • MS Excel 2007


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1


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