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3120814 - After deleting a calculation, you cannot use the same name of the calculation for a different measure.

Symptom

  • Upon deleting a calculation, you cannot use the same name of the calculation for a different measure.
  • You get the error "This name already exists. Choose a different name." even though the calculation with that name was deleted.

Environment

  • SAP analytics cloud 2021.14.10

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Login to instance
  2. Proceed to report center
  3. Edit report story
  4. delete a calculated column / measure
  5. add another calculated column / measure
  6. name it the same as the deleted one
  7. error occurs

Cause

  • Expected behavior.

Resolution

  • This issue is by design.

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Keywords

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Product

SAP Analytics Cloud 1.0