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2635615 - "Difference from" calculation type cannot be selected in SAP Analytics Cloud


"Difference from" calculation type does not appear when trying to create a calculated measure in SAP Analytics Cloud.


SAP Analytics Cloud 

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Logon to SAC.
  2. Open or create a new Story. 
  3. Select a chart and click on "Add measure" in the designer. 
  4. Select "Create calculation". 
  5. Notice that the "Difference from" cannot be selected from the dropdown list.


The model does not contain time dimension.


This option appears only if the model has time dimension as the "Difference from" calculation type performs the measure comparison based on the time dimension.

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