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2780067 - Error "Pasting failed due to a technical error" occurs when attempting to paste a comment into a comment cell in SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC)


  • Copy-paste of comments from one comment cell to another does not work.
  • Error message "Paste failed due to a technical error" occurs.
  • Sometimes message "Only numerical values can pasted here" occurs.


  • SAP Analytics Cloud 2019.6.3

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Create a story with two tabs. Each tab contains a table with a comment column.
  2. Add some comments to the first table and publish the data to save the comments.
  3. Click on any comment cell in the first tab and Ctrl+C to copy.
  4. Go to the second tab, click on any comment cell and Ctrl+V to paste.
  5. Error "Pasting failed due to a technical error".


Copy / Paste of comments is not currently supported in SAC.


At this time there is no option to copy and paste comments from one cell to another.

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