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2572942 - Cannot select an SAP View as a data source in Custom CDS View App

Symptom

You want to create a CDS view based on an SAP View such as "C_MaterialStockActual" or "C_MaterialStockByKeyDate", but you cannot the view in the Custom CDS View App.

Environment

  • SAP S/4HANA Cloud
  • Custom CDS Views app

Cause

Starting with SAP S/4HANA Cloud 1708, views of the type query cannot be used as data sources in Custom CDS Views, neither SAP delivered queries nor custom queries

Resolution

  • Using the View Browser app, find a similar Custom CDS View that does not have "Data Category" of "Query"
  • For instance, for views "C_MaterialStockActual" or "C_MaterialStockByKeyDate", SAP View I_MaterialStock may be a suitable alternative

See Also

Keywords

C_MaterialStockActual, C_MaterialStockByKeyDate, Data, Source, Custom CDS View, query , KBA , BC-SRV-APS-GKE , Generic CDS Key User Editor , Problem

Product

SAP S/4HANA Cloud all versions