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2765247 - "Failed to initialize" error message appears when trying to use filter by range with valid date format in SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC)


  • The following error occurs when you create an input control or story filter using a Time range (Set Date Range for day) in SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC):
    • "Failed to initialize"
  • The time dimension uses a valid ID format based on a HANA Live model. See 
  • This error is also observed in the Console of Chrome developer tools:
    • failed to fetch start and end values


  • SAP Analytics Cloud 2019.9.4

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Logon to SAC. 
  2. Select Story based on a Live Data Connection and model based on HANA Calculation View and go to Edit mode.
  3. Click "Input Control".
  4. Click Dimensions and select a Date dimension.
  5. Select "Filter by Range"
  6. Notice the error message.


This issue is currently under investigation by Development.


This issue is currently under investigation by Development.

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