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2628142 - Time Characteristics: Errors during Loading, Activation, Reporting, LOV/F4, ...


Inconsistencies in the master data of time characteristics can lead to problems in different areas. There are several typical symptoms such as:

  • SID creation failed for <time characteristics>.
  • When running a BEX query in RSRT, you are unable to see List of values for Calendar Year/Month variable. However, if entering a value manually data is available.
  • Wrong or missing data after activation of navigation attributes for time characteristics.
  • Data for time characteristics is missing in data preview of an aDSO.
  • Activating Requests trigger dumps CX_RS_PROGRAM_ERROR in Programm: CL_RS_TIME_SERVICE============CP withan exception similar to: SID creation failed for 0CALQUARTER.
  • 0CALQUARTER prompt error in WebI.
  • Data is missing in a query when drilling down (navigation attributes of) time characteristics.
  • Drilldown selection behavious with 0CALWEEK is changed after BW system upgraded to SP10.
  • When running BO report with 0CALWEEK variable as prompt we are receiving error message: System [SID]: incorrect value [VALUE] for data source variable [BEx_VARIABLE_NAME].
  • No data when aggregated over 0CALDAY or 0CALWEEK.
  • ST22 Dump ITAB_DUPLICATE_KEY occurs
  • replacement path variable from time characteristic attribut not working (e.g. 0DATE of 0FISCYEAR)
  • ...



  • SAP BW/4HANA 1.0
  • SAP NetWeaver 7.5
  • SAP enhancement package 1 for SAP NetWeaver 7.5


SAP BW/4HANA 1.0 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.5


Time infoobject, Time infoobjects, 0CALDAY, 0CALMONTH, 0CALWEEK, 0CALQUARTER, 0CALYEAR, 0FISCPER, 0FISCYEAR, 0DATE, CL_RS_TIME_SERVICE, variabke, replacement path, attribut , KBA , BW-BEX-OT-F4 , MasterData read services , BW4-AE-CORE , Core Services , BW-WHM-DBA-MD , Master Data , BW4-ME-IOBJ , InfoObjects , Problem

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