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Trying out the SAP Logoff API – Analysis Office 2.1

In the What’s New document it states “The API method SAPLogOff is new. You can use it to disconnect a workbook from the server or to restart the

connection to the system.”  The SAP Early Knowledge Transfer materials say “Allows to log off or log on again, e.g. for refreshing newly entered master data (for planning)”

Even though I am not using planning, I thought I would try it out.

Here is the initial analysis:

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On the Developer tab for Analysis, I insert a button and place the code “Application.Run (“SAPLogOff”) as shown below:

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When I click the “Logoff” button, the display panel disappears.

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I made a change on the backend, and click refresh all ribbon (without leaving the workbook) and it refreshes as below:

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