Smart View Error "Drawing Objects in one or more sheet(s) in the workbook are protected" (Doc ID 1292445.1)

Last updated on JULY 28, 2016

Applies to:

Hyperion Planning - Version 9.3.1.0.00 to 9.3.1.2.00 [Release 9.3]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

When Smart View is installed, opening a protected Excel worksheet generates the following error:

Drawing Objects in one or more sheet(s) in the workbook are protected. Please unprotect them and try to save again.

Why does this happen, and what can we do to resolve the issue?

Solution

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