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2438093 - HTML Tags Are Shown on Report


When accessing a report, HTML tags, such as <p> </p>, are shown for one or more fields.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Business Analytics work center.
  2. Go to the Design Reports view.
  3. Find and open a report 123 (123 represents the affected report name).
  4. Click Go.
  5. Result: The data for the field ABC (ABC represents the ID of the filed that displays HTML tags.



The field ABC is an extension field created via key user tools that has rich text enabled. Rich text maintains HTML tags to add characteristics to the text, such as bold or italics. The system reports were not designed to show such characteristics.


This is current expected system behavior.

As per the current framework, this cannot be achieved. The request for the change on behaviour can be done via the SAP Customer Influence site at:



KBA , SRD-CC , Cross Components , How To


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