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2280253 - Hide Duplicate Rows function in Online Report Designer (ORD)


You create an Online Report Designer (ORD)  / Report - Canvas report with Detailed Reporting > Live Data as the data source.
But when you run the report you see multiple rows for a specific user or field although you want to see only a single row.
This document describes how you can hide duplicates for Detailed Reports from the Online Report Designer (ORD).

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  • SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite
    • Online Report Designer / Report - Canvas


For Detailed Reporting queries (live data) you can use the hide duplicate rows function to remove the rows containing the exact same data as follows:

  1. From the ORD query/report > Edit > Select Hide Duplicate Rows
  2. When selected, duplicate rows will automatically be hidden from view.
  3. You can toggle between showing and hiding duplicate rows by clicking the checkmark next to Hide Duplicate Rows on the menu.

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If Report Center is enabled it is required to edit the query of the report to find the query section. See steps below:

  1. Select the component within the query;

  2. Select the Edit on the query > "Hide Duplicate Rows"




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