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2972199 - Error message in report assignment: Work Center View ABC cannot be used for report assignment


You are trying to assign a report to a PDI created work center view, however you receive the following error message:

Work Center View ABC cannot be used for report assignment. Please deselect. (where ABC stands for the custom work center view)


  • SAP Business ByDesign
  • SAP Cloud for Customer

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the work center Business Analytics and the view Design Reports.
  2. Search for your report.
  3. Click Assign.
  4. Select your custom work center and work center view and tick the Assign option.
  5. Save.

You receive the message above.


There is no stable anchor assigned to this work center view.


Please set a stable anchor for this work center view. For more details on this you can check the help center, in the SAP Cloud Applications Studio Guide, articles "Create a Report", "Add a Report List to a Work Center", "Anchors" and "Define an Anchor for a Floorplan".


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