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SAP Open Document - Document Link

SAP Open Document - Document Link

SAP Open Document - Document Link

Hi there,

I am using -
SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform 4.1 Support Pack 1

I have created a report and want to use the Document Link to share the report.(as shown below)


when i try and access i get this message

An error occurred: Could not find the document.

any ideas.

RE: SAP Open Document - Document Link

There are a couple of things that you need to do to get this to work.

1. The user who is viewing the report has to have a log-in to BusinessObjects.

2. The minimum correct format for the OpenDocument link is:


The valid value for sIDType is "CUID". You can get the CUID and SI_ID values from the properties of the report in the CMC. if you use the SI_ID value for iDocID, you don't need the sIDType parameter.

NOTE 1: Using sIDType and iDocID tends to be MUCH more stable than using sType and SDocName because you can potentially have multiple reports with the same name.

NOTE 2: If you're passing session information to the URL, you CANNOT use the same session over and over again - at some point it will expire and the link will no longer work.

You can get the OpenDocument Documentation in the Development Information section for your version of BO at http://help.sap.com/bobip.

If you still can't get it to work, please post the full URL of what you're trying to do without "http://" in front of it so that it doesn't get automatically converted to a link. I'll take a look at it to see if I see anything might be wrong with it.


DecisionFirst Technologies - Seven-time SAP BusinessObjects Solution Partner of the Year

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