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Comments for Integrated planning via Analysis for office 2.4

May 23, 2017 at 03:45 PM

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Dear SAP Community,

I wonder if I could get some help, because I'm facing a problem in a project.

In fact, we are actually in project, the aim is to develop a budget application, SAP BI using Integrated planing, Input Ready Queries created using SAP BEX. We are using Analysis for office 2.4.

SAP BW Version is 7.31 sp5.

The problem is that the client want to have the possibility to input comments for cells, directly using Analysis for office, and not web application.

Could someone has any suggestions please?

Many thanks in advance,

Mejdi

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Tammy Powlas
May 23, 2017 at 04:50 PM
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Hi Mejdi - I am not using this feature, but depending on how you want to use it, it looks like it is "planned" - see below:

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Former Member May 24, 2017 at 08:58 AM
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Hi Tammy,

Thank you for your answer.

Actually, the Comments functionality is available with Analysis for office 2.4 :

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This button let users to save comments in the BI Launchpad.

The problem with this method, in my case, is that when I try to save comments, I get the following error message :

Any idea please ?

Thank you very much,

Mejdi


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Tammy Powlas
May 24, 2017 at 02:04 PM
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Hi Mejdi - a couple of questions:

1. is the Analysis add-on installed on BI Platform?

2. If #1 is true, and the add-on is installed, does your version of the BI platform match what is stated in the PAM (product availability matrix)? See https://support.sap.com/content/dam/library/ssp/infopages/pam-essentials/SBOP_Analysis_MS_24.pdf

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Tammy Powlas
May 24, 2017 at 02:08 PM
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Hi Mejdi - I found this screen shot from SAP - are you on BI4.2 SP3 and did you set it up as shown below?

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Former Member May 24, 2017 at 02:27 PM
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Hi Tammy, thank your for your response.

Concerning your questions, Yes we have the version of BI Platform that is required (4.2 SP3).

Also, thank you for the screenshot about the BI Commentary application. I have just to contact Basis admin, so that I can do the necessary settings.

I will keep you informed after applying settings and testing.

Mejdi

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Former Member May 26, 2017 at 11:47 AM
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Hi,

We also have the same requirement. And I wanted to understand if there is a possibility for our set up here.

Ours is a BI-BCS system and we have activated the Analysis for office 2.4. May i know if the possibility of inserting comments in a report / Query,.

Thanks

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