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2571149 - Sorting not possible on LANGUAGEINDEPENDENT_EXTENDED_Text field


You are unable to sort a text field [LANGUAGEINDEPENDENT_EXTENDED_Text] added via SDK.

Column data will not sort even though sorting is configured by application or PDI (PDI code) or KUT.


C4C - All Versions

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Reproducing the Issue

1. Create a PDI field of type LANGUAGEINDEPENDENT_EXTENDED_Text and add to OWL.

2. Navigate to the specific Workcenter where you assigned the field.

3. Find the field in OWL.

4. You will be unable to sort.


HANA DB does not support sorting on text fields [LANGUAGEINDEPENDENT_EXTENDED_Text].


SAP will be enabling sorting on such columns in future releases. The exact release date is still not available.


KBA , HAN-DB , SAP HANA Database , Problem


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