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2644779 - Text output format cannot be changed in SAP Analytics Cloud

Symptom

When using BW Live Data Connection, the text output format for a dimension (e.g: short, medium, long) cannot be changed in SAP Analytics Cloud.

Environment

  • SAP Analytics Cloud 2018
  • Business Warehouse
  • Live Data Connection

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Logon to SAC. 
  2. Open a Story which is based on BW Live Data Connection. 
  3. In the designer pane the text output format cannot be changed for a dimension.

Cause

This is a limitation.

Resolution

  • Text output format cannot be changed from SAC side. 
  • This feature is currently evaluated by development and product management.

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Keywords

SAC, SAP AC, Cloud-Analytics, CloudAnalytics, SAPCloudAnalytics, Text, Output, Long, Medium, Short, Description, Key figure, dimension, , 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) , Problem

Product

SAP Analytics Cloud 1.0