Analysis Office 2.8 is available

Since last week the latest version of Analysis Office is available. I installed it right away and want to test it. And what I have to see? You cann't add hierarchies into the rows or columns of your crosstab. I tried to record it maybe you can see it in the video below.

Does nobody test basic functions before releasing a new version? But they also fixed some bugs from previous versions.

  • Analysis Office: Red borders around valid new line cells (s-note 2831840)
  • AO: Documents opened from a BI Platform system are not displayed in Recent Documents List of AO (s-note 2848548)
  • Analyis Office: Content of new line cells is overwritten by content of other crosstab cells when opening workbook (s-note 2861063)
  • Analysis Office: Design rules formats of master crosstab not applied to dependent crosstab (s-note 2849041)
  • Analysis Office: Exception when closing workbook in case 'Remove Data Before Saving' is active (s-note 2854979)
  • Analysis Office: Inconsistent behavior if RSADMIN parameter BICS_NEW_LINE_CHECK_ENABLED is set to blank or not existing (s-note 2844345)
  • Analysis Office: Performance Tuning (s-note 2821386)
  • Error after assigning attributes or while dragging them (s-note 2852220)
  • Filter of a planning function not set (s-note 2851131)
  • Grouped Crosstabs: \"No Applicable Data\" in all Cells of the Dependants (s-note 2858675)
  • Login to SAC System fails due to not receiving a valid X-XSRF token from the root url (s-note 2853284)
  • New Lines - Value suggestion is not working for cell if display is combination of Text and Key (s-note 2859180)
  • New Lines and Format Cells entries not disabled in context menu while running Analysis for Office in embedded Excel (s-note 2860401)
  • RFC_METADATA error after upgrading BW server (client part) (s-note 2861026)
  • Refresh does not work when refreshing via Workbook_SAP_Initialize event (s-note 2848410)
  • Scheduling fails if Workbook contains several Styles Definitions for same Name (s-note 2840608)

I hope SAP will release soon a serivce pack 1 for Analysis Office 2.8 and fix the problem with the hierarchy, because at the moment Analysis Office 2.8 is not useable.

Update 09.12.19:

As described in the comments, it works on SAP BW 7.5 SP11 and my test was on a SAP BW 7.5 SP16.

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Comments: 4
  • #1

    Dominik (Friday, 06 December 2019 15:24)

    I just tried to replicate this issue in our reports and to me everything looks fine.

  • #2

    Tobias (Friday, 06 December 2019 16:28)

    Hi,

    you can add hierarchies even when you have ShowGroupedDimensions on? What system version do you use?

  • #3

    Dominik (Monday, 09 December 2019 10:09)

    yeah no issues with grouped dimensions either, I'm on BW 7.5 SP 11.

  • #4

    Tobias (Monday, 09 December 2019 10:54)

    OK, I am on a BW 7.5 SP16