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2365917 - "Null object loaded from a local variable" error prompts when Webi report's OpenDocument URL is generated with wrong date format.


  • Report executed in BOE produced error but the script executed normally in HANA.
  • Execute the one of the BO report with OpenDocument which based on HANA, then the error window come:
    while trying to invoke the method java.lang.String.equals(java.lang.Object) of a null object loaded from a local variable at slot 7 (Error: INF )


  • Execute the BO report script in HANA SQL panel, succeed.
  • Other reports which use the same BOE platform and HANA platform (but not the same HANA module) are running well.



  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform  4.x 
  • Web Intelligence (WebI)
  • HANA


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1


date format, java.lang.string.equals, java.lang.object, local variable, error INF, opendocument, BOBJ, BI, HANA, 4.1, , KBA , BI-RA-WBI , Web Intelligence , BI-BIP-ADM , BI Servers, security, Crystal Reports in Launchpad , Problem

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