The following behavior occurs when visualizing a higher amount of data-points in a chart in SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC):
- The default/custom sorting based on dimension get changed.
- Not all the data-points can be displayed.
SAP Analytics Cloud (Enterprise) 2019.21.8
Reproducing the Issue
- Logon to SAC tenant.
- Create a story.
- Add a chart with a measure and dimension with a high number of dimension members.
- Restrict the available dimension members with a Filter or Input control.
- Apply any kind of sorting on the chart based on the dimension.
- Delete the applied Filter or Input control.
- Notice that Auto Top N sorting is applied and sorting option gets disabled.
- The behavior is by design.
- Charts with too many data-points will trigger an 'Auto Top N'. This is intended to protect the chart from overplotting and poor performance.
- When an Auto Top N is applied sorting is disabled. The Auto Top N is effectively a sort on the measure value and we don't support multi-measure sorting today.
- Limits for different chart types:
- Radar: 100
- Bar/Column/Line: 500
- Pie/Donut: 10
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