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1613980 - Error: 'The data source is invalid...Cannot retrieve dimensions from cube' is received from Crystal Reports for Enterprise when reporting off a characteristic variable


  • Cannot create a report with Crystal Reports for Enterprise (CRforEnt)
  • Error: ' The data source is invalid <$DimensionsFromCubeFailedException: Cannot retrieve dimensions from the cube. Please contact the maintainer of the data  source to solve the problem'



  • CRforEnt 4.0
  • BI 4.0



SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.0


KBA , BI-RA-CR , Crystal Reports designer or Business View Manager , Bug Filed

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