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2768977 - Calculated key figure formula does not work.


You create a custom calculated key figure and the formula involves two key figures with the same description, however they have a different ID. You notice that the formula does not work and only the first key figure is considered.


  • SAP Business ByDesign
  • Cloud for Customer

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the work center Business Analytics.
  2. Go to the view Design Report.
  3. Find and open the report that contains the calculated key figure.

You notice that the key figure value is wrong.


The formula of the created key figure is based on two key figures which have the same description.

Duplicate descriptions lead to ambiguity in the system.


Please change the label of one of the key figures.


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