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3199912 - Version number in control panel is different compared to the version shown in Analysis for Office

Symptom

Windows Control Panel shows different version number compared to the version shown in Analysis for Office.

Environment

Analysis for Microsoft Office

Reproducing the Issue

1) Go to Windows Control Panel\Programs\Programs and Features

2) Check the version of SAP Analysis for Microsoft Office (i.e. 2.8.1300.8253)

3) Open Analysis for Office 

4) Go to File->Analysis->About Analysis and notice the version 2.8.1300.98253

Cause

There are a File Version and  Product Version 

Control Panel shows the file version of C:\Program Files (x86)\SAP BusinessObjects\Office AddIn\BiOfficeLauncher.exe

File version field only allows 4 digits so it was decided to skip the first digit (9) and display the rest as a file version.

Resolution

The actual product version is available in Analysis for Microsoft Office under File->Analysis->About Analysis

Keywords

version mismatch, Analysis for Office , KBA , BI-RA-AO-XLA , Excel Addin , How To

Product

SAP Analysis for Microsoft Office all versions