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1830749 - Complete Data Sources and Characteristics Documentation


This case document will help you to locate sources which provides an overview of all the Data Sources and Characteristics available for reporting in SAP Business ByDesign.

This information is particularly helpful if you are trying to create custom Data Sources, Report or if you want to find out if it is possible to report on a specific UI Field.

The documents can be found at SAP BusinessByDesign Help Center web portal:

In the Application Help section, you will see the following documents:

- Characteristic Indexes (Documents which inform users in which data sources a characteristic can be found).

- Data Sources Documentation (Documentation of all Data Sources available for reporting).


  • SAP Business ByDesign
  • SAP Travel OnDemand

See Also

Please note that the data sources whose ID starts with ODT are specific to Travel OnDemand only. They cannot be found in the ByDesign system.


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