1906539 - How do you prevent BI 4.1 Web Intelligence from retrieving unneeded Attributes when reporting off of a SAP BW BEx query? | SAP Knowledge Base Article

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1906539 - How do you prevent BI 4.1 Web Intelligence from retrieving unneeded Attributes when reporting off of a SAP BW BEx query?

Symptom

  • SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform 4.x deployment.
  • Web Intelligence document reporting off of a SAP BW BEx query via BICs driver.
  • The BEx query, as defined in the Query Designer, has a default Attribute specified for a Row, Column or Free Characteristic.
  • The default Attribute is not used within the Web Intelligence document. 
  • The expectation is that Web Intelligence does not retrieve the unused Attribute from BW.
  • Observation in BI 4.x is that all default Attributes are returned with the query result set, regardless of whether they are used or not.

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Product

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.0 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.0, feature pack 3 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1

Keywords

WebI, BEx, BICS, web intelligence, unneeded attributes, BW, BEx query, SP03, ADAPT01707021,ADAPT01707022, BICS_VIEW , KBA , BI-RA-WBI , Web Intelligence , Bug Filed

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