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PM72173: linked Excel OLE object starts a visible background Excel session

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • If you insert a *.xlsx file as a linked OLE object then double
    click into the DOORS object, then it will start a visible
    background Excel session with a message that says that file is
    locked for editing.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

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    Excel window opens when editng object containing a linked
    Excel object.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Editing an OLE object caused indirect recursion which opened
    the Excel OLE when it shouldn't.
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM72173

  • Reported component name

    TLOGIC DOORS

  • Reported component ID

    5724V61DR

  • Reported release

    940

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2012-09-04

  • Closed date

    2013-12-13

  • Last modified date

    2013-12-13

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    TLOGIC DOORS

  • Fixed component ID

    5724V61DR

Applicable component levels

  • R940 PSN

       UP



Document information

More support for: Rational DOORS

Software version: 9.4

Reference #: PM72173

Modified date: 13 December 2013