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2574966 - Exported Excel Column Doesn't Bring Value Description


When you try to export to Excel from a custom add-on view, the information in a column within the Excel file doesn't bring the expected description of the value, only their ID's.


SAP Business ByDesign Custom Add-Ons

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the custom add-on view
  2. Click Export
  3. Select To Microsoft Excel
  4. Open the file exported
  5. A column in the generated file will contain only the ID's and not the descriptions


The Identifier Description was not maintained in UI Designer


  1. Open the add-on screen in UI Designer
  2. Go to the DataModel tab
  3. On the Elements pane select the relevant element
  4. On the Properties pane (right) within the Design category find Identifier Description property
  5. You need to input the value  




Export Excel, Value Description, Custom Add-On , KBA , AP-RC-UIF-RT , UI Framework Runtime , Problem


SAP Business ByDesign 1711 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1802