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2555204 - Export failed: Unable to retrieve data error when exporting to CSV a complex table in SAP Analytics Cloud


After creating a table, you select to export the data as CSV, after a minute or even longer, you get the following error:

Export failed: Unable to retrieve data


  • SAP Analytics Cloud


The number of cells exceeds the maximum allowed.

  • Maximum number of columns: 60.

  • Maximum number of cells of data: 3 million.

More information in the product's documentation.


Use filters to reduce the ammount of data to export.

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