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1952100 - Conversion Working Days To Hours Not Possible In Business Analytics

Symptom

You have maintained a Service with Base UoM wday - PD (Working Day).

You have maintained a Quantity Conversion for this Service in order to convert one working day into hours (eg. 1 wday = 8 hours).

Your intention is to create a key figure that displays the values in hours instead of working days. In order to achieve that you create a new key figure based on a standard key figure (which shows working days) and select Conversion Type Unit Conversion and Target Unit Hour(s) in step 3 of the key figure wizard.

When running a report based on that new key figure you notice that the unit conversion does not happen as expected: The numerical value is not converted to the target unit and the unit displays as ERR.

Cause

The conversion is not possible from a trading unit (working day) to a physical unit (hour). Even though such a conversion can be maintained at product / service level the Analytics Framework cannot handle this conversion.

 

Resolution

At the time you create a new key figure the Analytics Framework cannot decide which units to show in the drop down list for Target Unit in step 3 of the key figure wizard.

This is because the source units are different for each report and depending on the selection various target units are possible. Currently it is not supported from the analytics framework to show only the target units that are related to the source unit. Instead you will always get the entire list in the drop-down box.

Keywords

KBA , report quantity conversion , unit of measure err , AP-RC-ANA , C4C, ByD, Travel: Analytics Tools & Frameworks , How To

Product

SAP Business ByDesign all versions ; SAP Cloud for Customer all versions