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2438984 - SAP Web IDE won't run or extend an imported application


After importing an application from an SAPUI5 ABAP Repository, the application will not run as a webapp or cannot be extended, with one of these errors:

  • 'There must be at least one XML view with its matching controller to create an extension project.'
  • 'Could not find the root Component.js file in the selected folder.'
  • Application selected successfully, but a blank extensibility preview after confirmation



  • NetWeaver AS ABAP
  • SAP Web IDE Full-Stack


SAP Cloud Platform Web IDE 2.0 ; SAP NetWeaver all versions


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