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2688379 - No Enterprise Search Category found in UI while performing Enhance Enterprise Search from SDK


While trying to enhance enterprise search for Extension Business Object (.xbo) in Cloud Applications Studio, no Enterprise Search Cateogry is listed in frontend UI .


SAP Cloud for Customer

SAP Business ByDesign

SAP Cloud Application Studio

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Login to Cloud Application Studio
  2. Open PDI Solution
  3. Right click your .xbo file
  4. Select option 'Enhance Enterprise Search'
  5. In the pop up window, select the extension field to be added to enterprise search
  6. Provide your development user credentials in login window
  7. In Further Usage of Extension Field UI opened, no Enterprise Search Category is listed


Your development user is not assigned to the workcenter of the BO  you are extending. (BO refers to Business Object)


Assign the standard BO workcenter to your development user.

See Also



SDK , C4C, ByD, Enterprise Search, XBO , KBA , AP-RC-BDS-EXT , ByDesign Studio Extensibility , AP-RC-BDS-BO , ByDesign Studio BO definition/generation , Problem


SAP Business ByDesign all versions ; SAP Cloud for Customer add-ins all versions ; SAP Cloud for Customer core applications all versions