XL REPORTER for SAP Business One is nearing its end of life.
In versions earlier than 9.0, XL Reporter was integrated with SAP Business One and Microsoft Excel and installed on the SAP Business One client.
As of SAP Business One 9.0, XL Reporter is released as an add-on with a limited platform and Microsoft Office version support only.
XL Reporter was originally designed for certain Microsoft Windows and Office versions. As continuously newer and enhanced versions of Microsoft Windows and Office are released (such as Windows 7 and 8; Office 2012; .net framework 4.0; SQL Server 2012), XL Reporter can no longer be kept up-to-date on all such platforms for technical and safety reasons. When XL Reporter runs in newer versions of these platforms, there are application issues without any solution (see the referenced SAP Notes).
The supported platforms for XL Reporter are:
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