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2886181 - Data is not filtered after setting a variable in the model in SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC)

Symptom

The following behavior occurs in SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC):

  • Variable does not filter data in the story.
  • Data is not filtered after setting a variable in the model.

Environment

SAP Analytics Cloud (Enterprise) 2020.2.3

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Logon to SAC tenant.
  2. Open a model.
  3. Set a variable (e.g. year).
  4. Save the model.
  5. Create a story based on the model.
  6. A pop-up window appears about applying variable.
  7. Create a table.
  8. Notice the variable you set in the model does not filtering the data.

Cause

This is a by design behavior.

Resolution

The purpose of variables is the usage in formulas and not for filtering. "Defining Variables" is a subsection of "Formulas and Calculations" in the Help Guide.

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Product

SAP Analytics Cloud 1.0