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2953699 - Data visibility warning message appears in title of input control based on dimension with Data Access Control enable in SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC)

Symptom

The following warning message appears in title of input control based on dimension with Data Access Control enable in SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC):

  • Data visibility warning - This input control has filters based upon dimensions that have some members hidden for users without authorization. If only hidden members ware selected for filtering, you may not see any data.
  • It cannot be hidden by hiding Header icon and Header title from context menu

Environment

  • SAP Analytics Cloud (Enterprise) 2020.15.5

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Log on to SAC tenant.
  2. Create a story with story based on one import data model
  3. Add one input control based on dimension having Data Access Control enabled.
  4. Select static members (not All Members).
    => In title area of the input control, warning icon shows up with the message "Data visibility warning - This input control has filters based upon dimensions that have some members hidden for users without authorization. If only hidden members are selected for filtering, you may not see any data."
  5. Switch to Edit mode.
  6. Select Hide -> Header Icon and Header Title from context menu of the input control
    => Both Header Title and Data visibility warning disappear as expected.
  7. Save and open the story again.
    => Both Header Title and Data visibility warning are displayed, which is not expected.
    => It is impossible to hide the Data visibility warning icon.

Cause

The story or input control filter was created with a member that a user does not have access to.

Resolution

To remove this error, you need to select the "All" member in the story filter so that end users only see what they are enabled to see via the data access control settings.

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Product

SAP Analytics Cloud 1.0