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2713492 - Warning in Report: QDEF Element Name of Key Figure is Longer Than 28 Characters


When running a report, you get the following warning message:

QDEF Element name ABC (ABC stands for a key figure ID) of key figure is longer than 28 characters


SAP Business ByDesign

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the work center Business Analytics, view Design Reports.
  2. Open your report and run it with the respective selection.

You get the above warning.


This is currently an issue in reporting.


The message is planned to be corrected with a future release. Until then, you can ignore the warning since there are no actual inconsistencies.


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SAP Business ByDesign 1808 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1811