Installing Xcelsius 2008
Xcelsius 2008 refers to both Xcelsius Enterprise 2008 as well as SAP Crystal Dashboard Design 2008 and SAP Crystal Presentation Design 2008.
The latest version of Xcelsius 2008 is available to download from SAP Service Marketplace and the SAP Crystal Solutions downloads site.
Make sure you download and extract out all of the files from the zip file and run the setup program from your hard drive.
Documentation can be found at: http://help.sap.com/boall_en/
Xcelsius 2008 Service Pack 5 Supported Platforms
The Xcelsius Team
Notes for installing and using Xcelsius 2008 on Windows 7 or Windows Vista
Support for Windows 7 and Office 2010 (32-bit)
Xcelsius 2008 Service Pack 5 supports Windows 7 and Office 2010 (32-bit), see the Supported Platforms for more details.
Installation on Windows 7 or Vista
When you install an Xcelsius 2008 Service Pack or an Xcelsius 2008 Fix Pack run the installer as an administrator:
To do that right-click on setup.exe and select Run as administrator.
You will be asked if you want the setup program to make changes to your computer, select Yes.
When the installer finishes if you get the following warning This program may not have installed correctly then select Reinstall using recommended settings and the installer will run again.
Turn off User Account Control on Windows Vista
On Windows Vista only you must turn off User Account Control.
If you do not then the Add-On Manager and Export to AIR menu items will be disabled:
Go to START > Control Panel > User Accounts > Turn User Account Control on or off
How to run Xcelsius 2008 as an administrator (see below for when to run as an administrator):
Every time (recommended):
Go to START > All Programs > Xcelsius and right-click on Xcelsius 2008 and select Properties. In the Compatibility tab under Privilege Level select Run this program as an administrator
One time only:
Go to START > All Programs > Xcelsius and right-click on Xcelsius 2008 and select Run as administrator.
When to run Xcelsius 2008 as an administrator:
Before you try to set or change the Xcelsius 2008 license key.
If you do not the license key will not be updated or you may get a message saying that the license key is invalid.
When you want to use the Add-on Manager to view add or remove add-ons (File > Manage Add-Ons).
If you do not the Add-on Manager may crash or freeze.
When you want to export to Adobe AIR
If you do not then Export to AIR may crash or freeze.