2583518 - Data for Text Field is Not shown in Report if its More Than 60 Characters in Length

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2583518 - Data for Text Field is Not shown in Report if its More Than 60 Characters in Length

Symptom

If any of the text fields shown in report the text will be truncated after 60 characters length.

Environment

Business ByDesign

Reproducing the Issue

Goto Business Analytics Work center

Open any Data source or Report with Text field

Eg: Employee Times> Work Description field

User has maintained description in the UI screen but the complete desctiption cannot be seen in report or data source.

Cause

Currently reports or data sources support text fields only upto 60 characters length. If the text maintained in the UI screen is more than 60 characters length it will be truncated after 60 characters in reports.

Resolution

This is system designed behavior.

If you would like to have a change in the feature please submit in influence SAP with detailed use case. Other user monitor and upvote on their desirability which will be montiored by our developers to consider this future backlogs.

Keywords

text truncated, 60 characters, text field in data source , KBA , 60 characters , field length report , AP-RC-UIF-RT-B , ByD HTML5 Client (not for Cloud for Customer) , Problem

Product

SAP BUSINESS BYDESIGN 1802 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1711