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What does an upgrade to Microsoft Office 2007 mean for my SAP system landscape ?

The question which combinations of frontend interfaces and Office products are possible is described in the SAP Note 103174 – Compatibility of Office products.

Please check the note mentioned above for any updates.

There are various technical possibilities of how an application can use Office products. For this reason, it should be determined first WHICH of these (technical) possibilities is used.

If you do not know how the Office connection has been made in a specific application, contact the application component in the SAP Service Marketplace first.

Office connection with “Desktop Office Integration” (DOI)

DOI is a Basis component which is used by many applications. DOI in steps replaces the former ‘MS Word Link via RFC’ (WRFC) interface. Support informations for DOI have been removed from note 103174 and are now available in a separate note: 722513.

Office connection for components that do not use DOI

The components are listed separately. Requests or problems in this area are handled via the application component only.

SAPOffice MAPI Service Provider (component BC-SRV-MAP)
Please see note 627397.

Knowledge Workbench / Knowledge Translator
Please see note 601987.

SEM Add-ons
– MS Office 97 (SR1)
– MS Office 2000
– MS Office XP
– MS Office 2003

MS Outlook Calendar Integration (component BC-SRV-GBT-CAL)
Please see note 587182.

Office support in SAP BW/BI
Please check here in the SAP Service Marketplace:
–> “SAP NetWeaver Business Intelligence “
–> “Product information SAP NetWeaver 2004s-BI”
–> “BI Business Explorer”
–> “MS Office Compatibilities with BEx


Office 2007 is not only a question for the frontend integration but also for backend components: 

Regarding TREX and Office 2007 the following information can be found in the SAP Service Marketplace: Note 1077464 – Enable TREX search for MS Office 2007 documents

Regarding the topic KMC Integration you can find the following note:
Note 1062725 – Office 2007 document handling

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