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2631689 - Option to define category / version frequency is not visible when creating a planning model in SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC)


  • When a planning model is created (start with a blank model, import a file from your computer, use a datasource, get data from an app) in SAP Analytics Cloud, the option to define the category / version frequencies (frequency) associated with the model is not visible in the Time & Categories tab.
  • The Time & Categories dimension (tab) has been removed and split into separate Time and Version dimensions.


  • SAP Analytics Cloud

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Log onto SAP Analytics Cloud.
  2. Go to the main menu and select Create > Model
  3. Create a model using any method below:
    • Start with a blank model (Click Enable Planning)
    • Import a file from your computer (Under model options select Enable Planning)
    • Use a datasource (Under model options select Enable Planning)
    • Get data from an app (Under model options select Enable Planning)

Note: The option to define different time category (categories) frequencies (Month, Quarter, Year) is not visible.


The category / version time frequency feature is no longer supported.


To define new versions and have them appear in the Category / Version dimension tab, please follow the help guides at:

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