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1367802 - Crystal Reports against SAP BW BEX Query shows measure technical name instead of the more descriptive name.


  • Creating a Crystal Report against a BEX Query on SAP Business Warehouse.
  • Key Figures are listed as Measure.[(Unique ID or Technical Name)]
  • How can I get the more descriptive long name of the key figure?

Reproducing the Issue

  • Crystal Reports
  • Integration Kit for SAP Solutions
  • BEX Query in SAP-Business Warehouse


Within Crystal Reports:

  1. Click on "File" then "Options".
  2. Click on the "Database" tab.
  3. Chose either "Show Description" or "Show Both"


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Crystal Reports 2008 V1