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2666499 - Linked Analysis does not work as expected in SAC using Live Data Connection


  • Linked Analysis is not working appropriately using Live Data Connection through Business Warehouse (BW) Model as expected earliar in SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC).


  • SAP Analytics Cloud 2018.12

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Create a story and choose canvas. 
  2. Create a chart and select Live BW model.
  3. Select a Measure, Dimension, Colour measure/dimension.
  4. Change the chart structure to Stacked bar chart.
  5. From Styling, change the Shart Orientation to Vertical.
  6. Copy the chart and paste on your canvas.
  7. Change the shape for second chart to Donut from Chart structure.
  8. From Tools, click on Linked Analysis.
  9. Select bar chart > Tick Linked item set + This chart > Tick Filter on Datapoint selection.
  10. Select Donut shaped chart > Tick, Linked item set + This chart > Tick Filter on Datapoint selection.


  • Linked Analysis with two or more dimensions is currently disabled in Live BW connection.


  • This is by design and is a limitation at the time of creating this KBA.

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