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2571225 - [ABC] is invalid because it depends on invalid calculation [XYZ] error in SAP Analytics Cloud


The following chart error occurs in SAP Analytics Cloud:

  • [ABC] is invalid because it depends on invalid calculation [XYZ]
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If you select the the invalid calculation [XYZ] (which is a restricted measure) the following chart error occurs:

  • Time calculations do not support having a story/page/group filter and a chart filter defined on the Time dimension at the same time.
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If you remove the story/page/group filter or chart filter, this error may also occur:

    • The Time dimension must be drilled to Fiscal Period or a lower level for [XYZ] to appear.


    • SAP Analytics Cloud 2017.23


    A restricted measure with a dynamic time calculation (TO DATE - Month/Fiscal Period to Date) was being used.


    Choose a valid Time dimension member drilled to the correct level or lower (based on the error message) for the correct value to appear in the chart.

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