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2590855 - IBP: Popup "EPM - Ambiguous Name" when adding text to non-IBP worksheet


(The cause and resolution discussed on this KBA is valid only for IBP Add-in versions up to 2002 release. From IBP add-in 2005 version this KBA is not valid!)

While logged in IBP Add-In and working in a non-IBP worksheet in Excel, if you add any text on Excel and press Enter, following popup displays: "EPM - Ambiguous Name".

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  • SAP Supply Chain Management (SCM)
  • SAP Sales and Operations Planning (SCM-SOP)
  • SAP Integrated Business Planning (SCM-IBP)


SAP Integrated Business Planning for Supply Chain all versions


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