- It is not possible to change the Fiscal Year starting month in certain SAC Planning models.
- The Fiscal Year toggle is active, but the month appears in grey and cannot be changed.
- In a newly created model both the toggle and the starting month can be changed.
- SAP Analytics Cloud 2019.3
Reproducing the Issue
- Go to Models and select an existing planning enabled model.
- Go to the time dimension tab and attempt to change the Fiscal Year Period Start. You will see that the month is greyed out and cannot be changed.
- Create a new planning model. In this model it is possible to change the starting month.
Issue occurs because a Data Action exists or allocation exists in this model.
Currently there is a limitation that you cannot change the fiscal period start for a model with a Data Action or Allocation defined.
The only solution for the moment is to delete any data actions defined before changing the fiscal period month and then re-create them.
A future enhancement may remove this limitation.
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