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2350558 - Hierarchy prompt's text from BW query only displays 20 characters


  • Design studio application use a BW query with hierarchy variable as datasource.When select the hierarchy prompt in initial prompt screen and explore the hierarchy members, the hierarchy text gets cut when exceeding 20 characters.
  • This issue could be reproduced in Design Studio client local mode by directly connect to BW system.
  • The hierarchy variable is set to show long text in query definition but not work.



  • Design Studio 1.X
  • BW 7.X


SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio 1.4 ; SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio 1.5 ; SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio 1.6


DS, Design Studio, BW, Hierarchy, Variable, text , KBA , BI-RA-AD-DT , Design Time , Problem

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