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2950475 - "Error: [e.getDouble is not a function" in SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC) & SAP Digital Boardroom


The following error occurs when opening a Story based on a Live Data Connection to HANA (Calculation View), using BIGINT type in SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC):

  • Unable to retrieve data from the datasource Error: [e.getDouble is not a function]


  • SAP Analytics Cloud (Enterprise) 2020.14.x

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Log in to SAP Analytics Cloud
  2. Navigate to Browse > Files
  3. Open a story based on a Live Data Connection to HANA using BIGINT type


This issue is currently under investigation by development.


This issue has been resolved in SAP Analytics Cloud 2020.15.x.


From HANA side, change BIGINT type to DOUBLE or DECIMAL

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