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2440361 - "Generate" button is grayed out in edit mode for Multi Dataset Ad Hoc / Table Report

Symptom

  • "Generate" button is grayed out in edit mode for Multi Dataset Ad Hoc Report
  • Unable to Generate Multi Dataset Ad Hoc Report Online
  • How to generate Multi Dataset Ad Hoc report online?

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Environment

SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite

  • Ad Hoc Reporting: Multi Dataset reports
  • Report Center: Report - Table > Multi Dataset Ad Hoc Report

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Create a Multi Dataset Ad Hoc Report
  2. Edit the report
  3. Generate button is grayed out

Multidata set Ad Hoc 2.png

Cause

This is expected behavior as per product design.

Resolution

  • Multi Dataset reports are designed to export XLS / XLSX Workbooks with one or more worksheets.
  • Hence it CAN ONLYE BE run offline and exported to Excel format.
  • If there is any BIRT template associated with the Multi Dataset Ad Hoc Report, the export behaviour could be changed depending on the BIRT template's design
  • Please find the attached guide as well for more information.

Multi Data Set Ad Hoc 1.png

Keywords

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Product

SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite all versions

Attachments

Cross Domain and Multi Data Set Reporting.ppt