2396260 - Error Creating new Calculates Key Figure

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2396260 - Error Creating new Calculates Key Figure

Symptom

You are trying to create a new calculated key figure with any key figures that have a special character in their name, but an error is occurring when you try to proceed to the next step.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Business Analytics work center and access the view Design Key Figures;
  2. Click on New and fill in the data as requested (Key Figure name, Data Source being used, etc.)
  3. Create your formula as requested with the key figures with special characters;
  4. Click on Next and see the error message indicating that the formula is incorrect.

Cause

Special characters are not supported in key figure names that are being used for a calculation.

Resolution

Edit the key figure you are trying to use in the formula and remove all special characters from the Key Figure name.

Keywords

KBA , SRD-CC , Cross Components , How To

Product

SAP BUSINESS BYDESIGN 1611 ; SAP BUSINESS BYDESIGN 1705 ; SAP BUSINESS BYDESIGN 1708 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1602 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1608 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1702 ; SAP HYBRIS C4C 1705 ; SAP Hybris Cloud for Customer 1605 ; SAP Hybris Cloud for Customer 1608 ; SAP Hybris Cloud for Customer 1611 ; SAP Hybris Cloud for Customer 1702 ; SAP Hybris Cloud for Customer 1708