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2525841 - Variance on time does not support having a story/page/group filter defined on the Time dimension in SAP Analytics Cloud (BOC)


When you open a story with dynamic time variance defined, the following error occurs in SAP Analytics Cloud (formerly known as SAP BusinessObjects Cloud / BOC):

Calculation Errors

Unable to retrieve data from the datasource.

Variance on time does not support having a story/page/group filter defined on the Time dimension.

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  • SAP Analytics Cloud 2017.15


A limitation exists if you have a story level (story/page/group) filter defined with the time dimension.

This limitation can affect results of dynamic time calculations and time based variances.

The following warning may be seen:

Time calculations do not include values outside of the data filter on the Time dimension: - <Calculation Name>



This issue is resolved in version 2017.16

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