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2103889 - Navigation Targets not available in Columns


When characteristics are displayed in Columns, it is not possible to access navigation targets.

Reproducing the Issue

Open any report that has navigation targets available for characteristics and move a characteristic from Rows to Columns, when in Columns, the navigation target will not be available.


Navigation is not supported for any data that is displayed as column header.


System is working as designed. Navigation targets are available for characteristics in Rows, but for Columns, this is not supported.

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