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2574662 - Field does not exist error saving CDS view

Symptom

  • An error similar to the following was displayed when saving a Custom CDS View
Field <fieldid1> doesn't exist. It is used in properties of field <fieldid2>
  • For example:
Field CompanyCodeCurrency doesn't exist. It is used in properties of field AmountInCompanyCodeCurrency


         

Environment

  •  SAP S/4 HANA Cloud

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Create a new Custom CDS View
  2. Add a datasource
  3. Select a field from the datasource
  4. Click the Save Draft button

Result: An error similar to the following is displayed:

Field <fieldid1> doesn't exist. It is used in properties of field <fieldid2>

Resolution

  • Be sure to include the field labeled as <field1> in the sample error message in your Custom CDS View
  • For example, for the error message:
Field CompanyCodeCurrency doesn't exist. It is used in properties of field AmountInCompanyCodeCurrency

field CompanyCodeCurrency needed to be added to the Custom CDS View to resolve the error

Keywords

Custom, CDS, View, error, field, not, exist, properties, Custom CDS Views , KBA , BC-SRV-APS-GKE , Generic CDS Key User Editor , Problem

Product

SAP S/4HANA Cloud all versions