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2579837 - User cannot Edit Report Canvas - Blank page returned in Report Center


User cannot Edit an existing Canvas Report in Report Center - Blank page returned


SAP SuccessFactors HCM Core

  • Report Center
  • Report Canvas

Reproducing the Issue

Go to Report Center

  1. Select a Canvas Report >
  2. Edit the Report > Report Open and ready to run
  3. Select Edit Query
  4. The Canvas remain blank

Empty Canvas.png


The List Report Component is missing because the "Detailed Reporting" permission is not enabled in Analytics Permission



Grant user role the 'Detailed Reporting' functional permission in Admin Center to enble the "List Report Component"

1) If the WFA Permission is integrated to RBP

  1. Go to Admin Center
  2. Set user permission
  3. Manage Permission Role
  4. Analytics Permission > Enable the 'Detailed Reporting'
  5. Save

2) If the WFA is not integrated with RBP - do the following

  1. Go to Analytics Admin
  2. Role Maintenance
  3. Select the role permission granted to the user > then select Edit on the top left >
  4. Add the 'Detailed Reporting'
  5. Save

When the Detailed Reporting is enabled > the list Report Component become available and the user can now Edit an existing query or create a new query


  • User cannot Edit Canvas Report
  • Blank page wne editing query
  • Report Center Not able to Edit Canvas Report
  • Missing List Report Component
, KBA , LOD-SF-ANA-ADV , Advanced Reporting (ODS) , Problem


SAP SuccessFactors HCM Core 1708