QuickFix

Straight from Xcelsius Best Practices: Flash Security

If you are encountering issues while opening a local SWF or a SWF hosted on a web server, make sure the Flash Player security settings are set accordingly. Below are the instructions on how to change the Flash Player security settings. Note: This information is from the White Paper “Xcelsius 2008 General Best Practices” written [...]

Xcelsius 2008 SP1 Hot Fix is here!

The much awaited Xcelsius 2008 SP1 Hot Fix is here. Since the release of Xcelsius 2008 and later SP1, a lot of users and developers complained about the unstable application and its behavior when using a combination of components. Here are some of the known issues in Xcelsius 2008 before SP1 was released: Navigation Tip: [...]

Xcelsius Flash slide is blurry in PowerPoint.

When Xcelsius generated Flash files are initially loaded into PowerPoint, they will appear blurry. This is how PowerPoint handles a flash file in design mode since it is not an actual image. The Flash file will need to be refreshed in order to render the clear image. This can be done by slightly adjusting the [...]

“Server is Busy” or “Protected” error in Xcelsius

Although not that frequent with Xeclsius 2008, this error is still bothering some Xcelsius 4.5 users. Excel Add-Ins might be a possible cause for this issue. Add-In files might launch multiple instances of Excel which might be conflicting with Xcelsius. Before deleting the Add-In XLA files or fiddling with the registry, I would recommend you [...]

“Excel is busy” or “Server Busy” in Crystal Xcelsius.

In November 2007 i posted an article on this error. Lot of users, including me, had a tough time resolving this issue. While browsing through one of the forums i bumped into this thread. Though of posting it and sharing. Looks like the resolution is pretty simple. Uninstalling Business Contact Manager for Outlook 2003 caused [...]