"Object Variable Or With Block Variable Not Set" Error In Excel BI 10g Add In For Excel (Doc ID 1489165.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 04, 2016

Applies to:

BI Publisher (formerly XML Publisher) - Version 10.1.3.4.1 to 10.1.3.4.2 [Release 10.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attemptnig to open data models developed in BI10g from Excel, using the Oracle BI Publisher Add In for Excel (Installed Client version 10.1.3.4),  getting an error message: "Object variable or With block variable not set".

To reproduce this error, log in to the BI environment using the admin account and take the following steps:

1. Connect to the BI Server from the Excel Add In.
2. Choose to Browse for Reports Online.
3. Navigate to the Shared Folders/P6Reports/Activity folder, highlight Schedule Report with Notebooks report in the upper right window, choose Open Report .
4. Observe Microsoft Excel error message:

Cause

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