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2839251 - Unable to use BW Variables (Prompts) while trying to set Hyperlink as External URL for Table or Chart in SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC)

Symptom

Unable to use BW Variables (Prompts) while trying to set Hyperlink as External URL for Table or Chart in SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC).

Environment

  • SAP Analytics Cloud 2019.19.2
  • BW 7.50 SP15

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Create a Story with one Widget (Table or Chart).
  2. Choose a BW Live data Model (which has at least one Variable/Prompt) as the Datasource for the Story.
  3. Try to enable the Hyperlink for this widget.
  4. Choose External URL from the dropdown of option 'Link to'
  5. Only Dimensions are appearing in the External URL input field. Unable to see BW Variables.

Cause

The behaviour observed is correct i.e. the BW Prompt Variables are not listed in the drop down list while setting the External URL in Hyperlink.

Resolution

The behaviour observed here is correct i.e. the BW Prompt Variables are not listed in the drop down list while setting the External URL in Hyperlink.

Incase you require functionality regarding BW Prompt Variables to be listed in the drop down list while setting the External URL in Hyperlink, you can create an enhancement request in this regard and our Developer colleagues will investigate this if this is technically possible to implement the feature.

Please look at the following KBA for details:
2424376 - How to create an enhancement request for SAP Analytics Cloud?

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Product

SAP Analytics Cloud 1.0