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2750566 - Attempting to move files from Samples folder to another folder displays the message: These files cannot be moved here


  • User saved stories to the Samples folder (System / Samples).
  • Attempting to move the stories (or any other file) to his team's folder results in the message:

These files cannot be moved here



  • SAP Analytics Cloud

Reproducing the Issue

  • Navigate to System / Samples folder and try to move the files to another folder.


  • The Samples folder contains sample content SAP provides when creating the tenant.
  • By design, stories and other objects in the Samples folder cannot be moved.
  • Additionally, the Samples folder cannot be deleted, or hidden.


  • The option to delete files and folders, as well as move content to and from the Samples folder has been delivered as of Wave 2020.08.
  • Please make sure to be in the "System" view which can be found by clicking the top left icon when in the Browse > Files view.

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