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2790780 - Edit option is available for stories in case a user is a member of team which has only view rights to a Folder/Story in SAP Analytics Cloud


The following behavior occurs in SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC):

  • As soon a BI Content Viewer user is added to a team which have view rights only to a Story/Model the user can edit the Story.


  • SAP Analytics Cloud 2019.8.6

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Share a Story from sub-folder of the public folder with all Users using view access.
  2. Open the Story with a BI Content Viewer user and notice that the Story cannot be edited with the user.
  3. Assign this BI Content Viewer user to Team A.
  4. Share the sub-folder (mentioned in Step 1) with Team A using view access.
  5. Open the same Story with the same user.
  6. Notice that the Story is editable.


  • Role assigned to Team A has manage rights on public files.
  • Once a user assigned to a team, it gained its role.


  • Modify the role assigned to the team as per the requirements.

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