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3085513 - Handwritten SQL No Longer Works


Handwritten SQL that performed correctly prior to BI 4.2 SP 8 throws an "Invalid expression" error in SP 8. For example:

SELECT MyTable.MyColumn MT1 IN (SELECT MT1.OtherColumn WHERE MT1.OtherColumn='X')



  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence 4.2 Support Pack 8
  • Information Design Tool (IDT)


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.2


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