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2181966 - "An error has occurred" occurs when opening a Webi report in the Webi Rich Client.


  • A Webi report that was migrated from XIR3.1 to BI4.1 is attempted to be opened in the Webi Rich Client.
  • A screen that shows "An error has occurred" is shown.  When the details button is clicked, it shows "com.businessobjects.rebean.wi.internal.rom.ROMException: Failed to parse report element ..."



  • Report was originally created in XIR3.1 SP4 FP1.
  • Report was migrated to SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform BI4.1 SP04.


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1


bug, defect, migrate, WRC, ROM, migration, upgraded , KBA , BI-RA-WBI-FE-HTM , HTML Front End , Problem

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