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SAP Business Objects 3.x – InfoView – Using Microsoft Internet Explorer 8/9

This document will  explains how to turn on compatibility mode for IE 8/9 for all intranet  sites for SAP Business Objects 3.X .

UsingSAP Business Objects 3.X to edit WebI reports requires this mode when using IE 8/9.

You can set compatibility mode to come on for all local BO InfoView  sites by following these steps:

  • On the menu (you may have to right-click on the toolbar to enable the menu toolbar), select Page > Compatibility View Settings.


  • Enter your domain(URL for BO) and click the Add button to add this to the sites to display in compatibility mode. You can also check “Display intranet sites in Compatibility View”.


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      Author's profile photo Neil Mitchell-Goodson
      Neil Mitchell-Goodson

      FYI, I run IE9 (version 9.0.8112.16421) with Business Objects 3.1 SP5 and Java 1.7.0_25 - as far as I can see, I don't require compatibility mode to edit reports.