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2827487 - Google BigQuery Table Descriptions not Displaying in SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC)


The following behaviour occurs in SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC):

  • When building SAC models from a Google BigQuery table, the table descriptions are not displayed within SAC. The user is only able to see Field names despite selecting "Description" or "Description and ID"


  • SAP Analytics Cloud 2019.15.5

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Create Model with Connection to Google BigQuery
  2. Enter the table name
  3. Expand node and select the table
  4. Note that all of the BigQuery table fields display with only the Field Names with no descriptions
  5. Select "Description" 
  6. Note that it only displays the Field Names
  7. Select "Description and ID"
  8. Note that it only displays the Field Name and has no descriptions.


This issue is currently under investigation by Development.


This issue is currently under investigation by Development.

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