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2464206 - Dynamic dates in formulas in SAP Analytics Cloud

Symptom

There is a requirement to use formulas and filters based on dynamic dates (e.g: CurrentDate()) in SAP Analytics Cloud.

Environment

  • SAP Analytics Cloud 2018

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Logon to SAP Analytics Cloud
  2. Create a story
  3. Add a widget to the story (e.g: Chart or table)
  4. Try to create a Calculated dimension using formulas based on current time

Cause

The functions current year or current date are not currently available in SAP Analytics Cloud.

Resolution

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Keywords

BOC, SAPBusinessObjectsCloud, BusinessObjectsCloud, SAC, AnalyticsCloud, dynamic date, filters, current date, current time, current year, current month, document date, SAC , KBA , LOD-ANA , SAP Analytics Cloud , LOD-ANA-BI , SAP Analytics Cloud - Business Intelligence (BOC) , LOD-ANA-PL , SAP Analytics Cloud – Planning (BOC) , LOD-ANA-BR , SAP Analytics Cloud - Digital Boardroom , LOD-ANA-PR , SAP Analytics Cloud – Predictive (BOC) , Product Enhancement

Product

SAP Analytics Cloud 1.0