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2546049 - Report View Not Found Error shown While Opening a Workbook in Excel


While opening a Workbook ABC (ABC is the Workbook name) in MS Excel via the Addin you receive the error message 'Report view XYZ (XYZ is the view name) not found'.


  • SAP Business by Design
  • SAP Cloud for Customer

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Login into Excel.
  2. Click on Open.
  3. Search and Select the Workbook ABC.
  4. Error message 'Report view XYZ not found' is shown.


The report view XYZ of one of the reports in the Workbook might have been deleted. While opening the workbook, the system tries to find all the views. Since the view has been deleted, it throws the error message.


Please set one of the report views as default and save the workbook as a new workbook.

  1. Select one report in the workbook.
  2. Click Save All.
  3. Select Save workbook as new.


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