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2654127 - SAP Analytics Cloud stories are being loaded before the prompt window is submitted


  • Variables/prompts are being used in stories based on either live BW or live HANA data sources.
  • The setting to show the prompt screen at the startup ("Automatically show prompt when story opens") of the story is enabled.
  • When opening the story, all the widgets are getting loaded, even when the prompts haven't been set.


  • SAP Analytics Cloud 2018.
  • Live Data Connection

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Create a story based on Live Data Connection with input variables/parameters.
  2. Check the "Automatically show prompt when story opens" option for the prompt.
  3. Observe the behavior, that story is loaded before the prompts are submitted.


This issue is currently under investigation by Development.


This issue is currently under investigation by Development.

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