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3033718 - Unable to link two models in SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC) & SAP Digital Boardroom


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

  • Cannot link two models


  • SAP Analytics Cloud (Enterprise) 2021.2

Reproducing the Issue

   - Create three XLSX files:   
     1.A   primary-main.xslx with fields:   STORE (D) , SALES REVENUE (M)
     1.B  secondary-no-measure.xslx with fields:     STORE (D) , ANOTHER COLUMN (D)
     1.C  secondary-with-measure.xslx with fields:     STORE (D) , ANOTHER COLUMN (D),  QUANTITY (M)

  1. From main SAC menu select Create - Story
  2. Select "Access and Explore Data"
  3. Select above xlsx 1.B   (secondary-no-measure.xslx with fields:     COUNTRY (D), STORE (D), MANAGER (D), ANOTHER COLUMN (D)
  4. Click on add another Model
  5. Select above xlsx 1.A   (primary-main.xslx with fields:   STORE (D) , SALES REVENUE (M) )
  6. Create a table
  7. Click on Add linked model
  8. Select the secondary model
  9. Link the Dimensions  STORE-STORE
  10. Add to the rows one or more Dimensions from secondary model:
    Country, Store Manager, rows come with (null) values


This is currently being investigated by development


This is currently being investigated by development

Workaround: add a column in the source file with a dummy measure

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