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2657298 - "(" is replaced by "TranslatePrompts" in Web Intelligence formulas


  • The left parenthesis symbol "(" is replaced by "TranslatePrompts" in Web Intelligence formulas. For example: =FormatDate(CurrentDate();"MM/yyyy") changes to: FormatDate TranslatePrompts CurrentDate TranslatePrompts);"MM/yyyy")
  • Issue occurs in both HTML and Applet mode
  • The same formula appears as expected in Web intelligence Rich Client
  • When viewing formulas in Structure mode, Cells and Tables show the correct formulas.
  • The issue appears only in the Formula bar or when viewing or editing a variable





  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.2
  • Any Web Application Server


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.2


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