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2225534 - Selection Option variables are displayed as a Range instead of Input Prompt (Multi-Value prompt) in Web Intelligence reports from SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1 Support Package 6 onwards.


  • New functionality is introduced in BI 4.1 Support Pack 05, adding the command line parameter "" in the Adaptive Processing Server hosting the DSL Bridge service.
  • With this setting, we can use "Selection Option variables" from BEx queries as a List of Values instead of a Range in Web Intelligence. This works fine in BI 4.1 SP 05 and related Patches.
  • In BI 4.1 Support Pack 06 and above patches, "Selection Option variables" still appear as a Range instead of Input Prompt or Multi-Value prompt in Webi Intelligence reports when using the above command line parameter. 
  • In SP06, it appears options specified via the Java command-line parameters in DSL bridge service are no longer taking effect in Web Intelligence.
  • The same issue is observed in Web Intelligence Rich client.(Making changes in windows registry does not help as well.)



  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.1
  • Support Pack 06
  • Web Intelligence


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1


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