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2611330 - Calculation Editor shows Measure IDs rather than Descriptions in SAP Analytics Cloud


When trying to create a Calculated Measure, Calculation Editor shows Measure IDs rather than Descriptions in SAP Analytics Cloud.


SAP Analytics Cloud 

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Logon to SAC. 
  2. Open a Story.
  3. Create a New Calculation.
  4. Start typing a measure name.
  5. Choose the measure.
  6. Notice that Calculation Editor shows Measure IDs rather than Descriptions. 


This is a by design behavior.


  • The feature is currently evaluated by development and product management.
  • This is planned to be implemented in 2018.H2.

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