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2521453 - Allocation gives wrong result in SAP Analytics Cloud (BOC)


When your run an allocation, the values do not give the correct / expected results.


  1. Allocate an account (i.e. revenue / costs) by products with a driver (quantity sold / units sold).
  2. Data is input into Region 1 on Product "Not assigned / #".
  3. Allocate this value to all products of that region.


  • SAP Analytics Cloud 2017.16


If you do not specify a reference dimension (Break down by dimensions), the total value of all dimensions will be incorporated as the denominator in the allocation.


Select a dimension in the "Break down by dimensions" Edit Step dialogue to allocate along the weights broken down for the members of the selected dimension.

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