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3035442 - Leap year incorrectly calculated in dynamic date filter in SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC)


  •  In the dynamic date filter incorrect range will be calculated for leap year 2020:

Range 1 : Offset Current Month (01.02.2020 - 28.02.2020)

  • It should be 01.02.2020 - 29.02.2020, as 2020 was a leap year.
  • Data source independent.


  • SAP Analytics Cloud (Enterprise) 2021.2.8

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Login to SAC.
  2. Create a story with a chart e.g. Comparison - Bar/Column on a sample model [BestRunCorp_Retail]
  3. Select Measures e.g. [Sales Revenue]
  4. Add a Story filter e.g. in the story main panel Tools - Add Story Filter/Prompt - Add Time Filters e.g. "Previous" - "Month"
  5. Edit filter: 
    1. Create a custom Current Date - Create Current Date Input Control e.g.:
      • Name [Test Current Date], Current Date Type [Custom Current Date / Period], Granularity [Month], Date [2021.Feb]
    2. Modify "Range 1" e.g.:
      • Range Type [Offset], Granularity [Current Month]
      • Offset Direction [Look Back], Offset Granularity [Year], Offset Amount [1]
  6. Incorrect range will be calculated: Range 1 : Offset Current Month (01.02.2020 - 28.02.2020)


This issue is currently under investigation by development.


 This issue is currently under investigation by development.

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