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2877453 - reverse sign is ignored in TOP N on SAC


  1. Create a story with a table based on a model with BW live connection, the query contains a measure using Reverse Sign function.
  2. Create a TOP N on this key figure in SAC.
  3. The result is based on original value instead of Reverse Sign result.

For example, the measure has original values 1, 2, 3. It shows -1,-2 ,-3 if Reverse Sign is turned on. After create a TOP 2 on this measure, it should show -1,-2, but the result is -2 ,-3.


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This is a limitation.


As a workaround, create a formula and multiply the original key figure with -1 in query definition as per SAP Note 2028029, That is: define F=key figure * (-1), it has the same values as "reverse sign" is used. Then define TOP N on formula F in SAC.


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