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2709613 - After renaming Custom Report it no longer works

Symptom

After renaming a Custom Report, you notice that the report is not working.

Environment

  • SAP Cloud for Customer
  • SAP Business ByDesign

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Business Analytics work center.
  2. Select the view Design Reports.
  3. Select the relevant report and open it.
  4. Report will show error message:

Report Inconsistent it cannot be started.
Hierarchy "DUMMY" does not exist for InfoObject Account

Cause

An inconsistency is filled in a Fixed Value Selection with the value "Dummy".

Resolution

  1. Go to the Business Analytics work center.
  2. Select the view Design Reports.
  3. Select the report and Edit > with Report Wizard.
  4. Go to step 4 Characteristic Properties.
  5. Search for Characteristic Name Account.
  6. Switch to the tab Hierarchy and replace the Hierarchy value DUMMY using the value help
  7. Finalise the report wizard.
  8. Run the report again and the error does not appear.

Keywords

Dummy, fixed hierachy, rename report, , KBA , AP-RC-ANA , C4C, ByD, Travel: Analytics Tools & Frameworks , Problem

Product

SAP Business ByDesign all versions ; SAP Cloud for Customer all versions