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2542132 - Unable to schedule individual components from Report - Canvas to be exported as CSV / Excel

Symptom

Report Center doesn't allow scheduling individual components from 'Report - Canvas' to be exported as CSV / Excel tables.

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Environment

SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Create a new Schedule for a Report-Canvas in Report Center via the action menu (How to described via the KBA 2464604 - Scheduling Reports In Report Center)
  2. Under Job Definition - Report Format there is no option to add individual report components to be exported in CSV or Excel formats
  3. In fact, the only options available are PDF, DOC, DOCX, PPTX & PPT.
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Cause

This is the expected behavior. According to the influence pages below this feature will not be developed:

https://influence.sap.com/sap/ino/#/idea/225755

https://influence.sap.com/sap/ino/#/idea/211292

Resolution

Please use the Report Distributor tool to schedule Canvas reports in Excel/CSV format:

2276603 - How to schedule and use Report Distributor?

Keywords

Report, Center, Schedule, Component, CSV, Excel, Distributor, Missing, Report-Canvas, ORD, Analytics, Canvas , KBA , LOD-SF-ANA-RCT , Report Centre , Product Enhancement

Product

SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite all versions