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2793277 - IBP: Users cannot see any attributes or templates in Excel ("No templates in planning area XXX" message)


  • Users are not able to access existing templates in the Excel UI.
  • The error "No templates in planning area XXX" appears when trying to load a New View From Template... menu:



  • Or the error "Object reference not set to an instance of an object" occurs when the user tries to open the Master Data Workbook.


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


SAP Integrated Business Planning for Supply Chain all versions


excel, attribute, template, user, permission, unable, view, Object reference not set to an instance of an object, no templates in planning area, no templates , KBA , SCM-IBP-SEC-AP , Attribute Permissions , SCM-IBP-XLS , Excel Client , Problem

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