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2211687 - "Replace System" button is greyed out / disabled


It is required to replace the system in an existing workbook of Analysis for Office.

On File > Analysis > Settings >  Platform Settings, the button "Replace System" is greyed out (i.e. disabled).

Replace Button disabled.png


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The "Replace System..." button to open the dialog is enabled only if a workbook with a data source is opened but not yet connected to any of the systems.


Make sure that the workbook is not connected to any system before trying to replace the systems.

  • Do not refresh the data sources;
  • Make sure the option "Refresh Workbook on Opening" is unchecked:

    Refresh Workbook on opening.png


See Also

User's Guide of Analysis, edition for MS Office available in


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