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SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.0 Support Package 7 Released

Today SAP released Support Package 7 for BusinessObjects 4.0. This release is a roll-up of past fixes and includes the following patches:

  • Support Pack 6
  • Patch 6.1 – 6.2
  • Patch 5.6 – 5.9
  • Patch 4.12 – 4.15

As always, if you are on a newer patch level than what’s included here, check the Forward Fit Plan to see when your current patches will be included in a release.

A few additional features were also included in the Support Package 7 release.

Web Intelligence Charting Improvements

SP7 includes enhanced charting features for Web Intelligence.  You can now adjust the color, color opacity and data label position of pieces or points in Bar, Column, Line, Pie, Scatter, Bubble, and Point charts.

Windows 2012 Support

BusinessObjects now supports Windows 2012, including authentication via Active Directory 2012.

Improved Data Access

SP7 adds Data Access support for Microsoft Access 2013 and Excel 2013, as well as Sybase 16 and Netezza 7.0.

RESTful SDK Improvements

The RESTful SDK now includes new features including the ability to export a report to a ZIP file. You can now export a report in paginated mode in HTML format in a zipped file, or export a page of a report in HTML format in a zipped file.

For More Information

BI Suite 4.0 Support Pack 7 What’s New
BI Suite 4.0 Support Pack 7 Release Notes
BI Suite 4.0 Support Pack 7 Supported Platforms Guide

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