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2811134 - Special characters of a model will be removed when using Export Model As File function in SAP Analytics Cloud


  • Model export as a CSV file does not support Cyrillic symbols special characters in the descriptions of the dimensions.
  • SAP Analytics Cloud does not offer any encoding settings, so in the file these names are lost.


SAP Analytics Cloud 2019.11

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Create any model with special characters in description(s).
  2. Open the Model and go into Data Management view.
  3. Create an Export Job by clicking on Export Model As File > Create New Schedule.
  4. Choose "Select Data" on left side and observe that Dimension ID's appearing in correct languages, although Dimension Name characters are emptied with underscores "_".
    • Try changing description to any text including characters like: á,ő,ü, и, а, з, д, р.
    • Error "Invalid entry" is shown and such characters can't be exported.
  5. Even if leaving the underscores, the ID's are not exported correctly and each character will be replaced by underscore character in the resulted file.


This issue is currently under investigation by Development.


This issue is currently under investigation by Development.

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SAP Analytics Cloud 1.0