Archive for July, 2008

Post Update: Live Weather Utility fixed and updated

Beginning of June i posted an article about a Weather Utility built using Crystal Xcelsius 2008. Users had issues using the utility, hence from the feedback and suggestions its been updated and posted. Click here for more info.


QuickFix: Xcelsius stops responding or terminates unexpectedly!

The QuickFix Series is all about common issues and possible workarounds¬†in Xcelsius. They are quick and easy. I’ve made¬†a small icon for this series. The icon represents my new blog at I will be starting a similar series there too. Have fun.

Issue: Xcelsius stops responding or terminates unexpectedly!

Many users must have faced this issue with both Xcelsius 4.5 and Xcelsius 2008. Here are some of the possible causes and workarounds:

Embedded SWF file: One of the main causes for this error is the embedded swf files. If the embedded swf file has an issue you most likely get this error. Delete it from the canvas and try again.

Temp Folder: Check the temp folder, it might be full, delete the temp files and try again.

Version Check: Your computer might be having an older version of xcelsius, sometimes upgrading it to a newer version might solve this issue.

MS Office angle: MS Office updates might be one of the causes. If you have updated MS Office, try reinstalling Xcelsius or restore back to MS office before updates.

Hope these workarounds help. Happy Dashboarding.

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