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2215947 - How to Set Navigation Attributes for an aDSO, an HCPR or an Aggregation Level


  • You are using the new InfoProivder aDSO or HCPR
  • You want to use navigation attributes the same way as in an InfoCube or a Multiprovider
  • Or you want to map a navigation attribute in an input provider to a characteristic in the 'Output' of an HCPR 
  • You want to set a navigation attribute in a planning aDSO as lock characteristic in transaction RSPLSE
  • In an HCPR, one of the PartProvider is an aggregation level based on aDSO. A characteristic with navigation attribute is mapped to the aggregation level. When switching on the navigation attribute on HCPR output, you get error: navigation attribute is not activated in the aggregation level.



  • SAP Netweaver 7.40 or above
  • SAP HANA Database
  • BW Modeling Tools (always prefer latest version, see Note 1944835


SAP BW/4HANA all versions ; SAP NetWeaver 7.4 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.5


DataStore Object (Advanced), CompositeProvider, NAVATR, navigational attribute , KBA , BW-WHM-DBA-ADSO , DataStore Object (advanced) , BW-BEX-OT-OLAP , Analyzing Data , BW-PLA-IP , Integrated Planning , BW-WHM-DBA-HCPR , CompositeProvider , BW-BEX-OT-HCPR , CompositeProvider Query , How To

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