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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)


When trying to filter a data set by range using a time dimension with a valid ID format based on Hana, the following error message appears in SAP Analytics Cloud:

  • "Failed to initialize" 



  • SAP Analytics Cloud 2019.2.7

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 on "Input Control"
  4. Click on 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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