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2739132 - Office 365 - Excel and Word do not open in place (Inside SAPGUI Window) for some users when using Windows DPI over 100%,using multiple screens or after an Office update


  • MS Excel and MS Word do not open in place (inside SAPGUI windows).
  • They open out of place (outside SAPGUI window) when executing MS Office related transactions.
  • Issue occurs when users use multiple, extended monitors.
  • Issue is reproducible only in some client systems.
  • Issue does not occur if the user uses only their laptop to open the transaction.



  • SAP GUI for Windows
  • Office 365
  • SAP S/4HANA, on-premise


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