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3488170 - Trying To Install The Excel Add-in The Installation Does Not Create The Add-in In The Folder


When trying to install the Excel add-in, the installation does not create the add-in in the AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\AddIns folder


  • SAP Cloud for Customer 
  • SAP Business ByDesign

Reproducing the Issue

Customer follows the below steps to resolve, but doesn't find the add-in to be selected:

1) Open the Excel.
2) Go to File.
3) Open Options.
4) Go to Add-ins section.
5) In Manage section, please select COM Add-ins.
6) Click Go.
7) Check the entry SAP Add-in for Microsoft Excel.
8) Press Ok.


Customer is using ARM based windows and this is supported for Excel add-in installation scenarios. 


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See Also

Primary requirements: 

  • Windows 7 up to Windows 11 are supported (32 or 64 bits supported).
  • Microsoft Excel 2007 up to 2016 versions are supported (32 or 64 bits supported).
  • .NET Framework 4 or newer
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Tools for Office Runtime
  • Note:We are working to support Microsoft Office 365 cloud version. On premise version is supported.
  • MacOS environment is currently not supported.

KBA 2692651 - SAP Excel Add-in for Cloud for Customer and Business ByDesign FAQs


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