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2396260 - Error Creating new Calculates Key Figure


You are trying to create a new calculated key figure with any key figures that have a special character in their name, but an error is occurring when you try to proceed to the next step.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Business Analytics work center and access the view Design Key Figures;
  2. Click on New and fill in the data as requested (Key Figure name, Data Source being used, etc.)
  3. Create your formula as requested with the key figures with special characters;
  4. Click on Next and see the error message indicating that the formula is incorrect.


Special characters are not supported in key figure names that are being used for a calculation.


Edit the key figure you are trying to use in the formula and remove all special characters from the Key Figure name.


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