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3280588 - Opening more than one Microsoft Office documents at once with the same format type (*.docx or *.xlsx) in CV03N or CV04N transactions is not possible


  • When trying to open more than one Microsoft Office documents with the same format type  (*.docx or *.xlsx) through CV03N/CV04N transactions, the documents are correctly displayed outplace (directly through Microsoft applications), but when one is closed the other one is suddenly closed too;
  • After both documents have been closed, the MS Word keeps opened with an uneditable shadow/gray Microsoft Office window;
  • Both documents are stored in the same directory.



SAP GUI for Windows (regardless of version)


ABAP platform all versions ; SAP NetWeaver all versions ; SAP S/4HANA all versions


CV03N, CV04N, Microsoft Office, edit document, open document, SAP GUI, Desktop Office Integration, simultaneous request,  OLE, close document. , KBA , BC-FES-OFFI , SAP Desktop Office Integration , Problem

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