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2488954 - "Error during precalculation; user input required" occurs when scheduling Analysis workbook


The scheduling of Analysis workbook is failing.

In Instance Manager, the error is "An error occurred; could not precalulcate instance <XXX> : Error during precalculation; user input required".

The entries below can be found in the traces:

>> Query cannot be executed without prompt dialog. Set the 'Store Prompts with Workbook' flag or check for mandatory space variables.
>> Finished. Return code: 360


SAP Analysis for Microsoft Office

Reproducing the Issue

Try to schedule an Analysis workbook in BI Launchpad.


Make sure the correct information is being entered in tab "Prompts" when scheduling the workbook in BI Launchpad.

See Wiki page for more information about how to enter the variable values.

See Also

2134836 - Checklist for Scheduling of Analysis for Office Workbooks

Wiki page related to scheduling in Analysis Office

User Guide of Analysis Office


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