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2996142 - Unable to use a filter of a Geo Map as Dynamic Text in SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC) & SAP Digital Boardroom

Symptom

The following behavioroccurs in SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC):

  • Unable to use a filter of a Geo Map as Dynamic Text 

Environment

  • SAP Analytics Cloud (Enterprise) 2020.21.8

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Using the sample data Best Run Juice Company, create a Story with a Geo Map with:
    Measure: Quantity Sold
    Dimension: Location
  2. Apply a filter to the Geo Map, i.e. Location = California
  3. In the Title of the Page, add dynamic text. There is no option to link it to the Geo Map Filter  

Cause

At present Geo Maps are not in the supported components for Dynamic Text, the only available sources are:

  • Story Properties

  • Input controls in the current page

  • Calculation Input controls

  • Measure Input controls

  • Story filters

  • Dimensions

  • Model variables

  • Chart filters

  • Table filters

Resolution

Apply the filter at story level, this will cascade the filter to the Geo Map:

  1. Using the sample data Best Run Juice Company, create a Story with a Geo Map with:
    Measure: Quantity Sold
    Dimension: Location
  2. In the Title of the Page, add dynamic text
  3. Apply a Story Filter, i.e: Location = California
    the filter is applied to all widgets, including the Geo Map 

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Product

SAP Analytics Cloud 1.0