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3122409 - Error "the data action could not be saved " in SAP Analytics Cloud for Planning (SAC)


The following error message occurs when you try to save a data action in SAP Analytics Cloud for Planning (SAC):

  • the data action could not be saved

In F12 -> network tab, you see the following error:

  • {"message":"An unexpected technical error occurred and has been logged.","stack":"","errorDetails":[{"messageId":"INTERNAL_TECHNICAL_ERROR","message":"An unexpected technical error occurred and has been logged.","bUIMessage":false,"bWarning":false},{"message":"dberror(Connection.prepareStatement): 257 - sql syntax error: unterminated quoted string literal: line 70 col 96 (at pos 4973)","bUIMessage":false,"bWarning":false}],"status":500,"bUIMsg":false,"bWarning":false}

This data action can be validated without any error.


  • SAP Analytics Cloud (Enterprise) 2021.14.15


This is a code bug.

The root cause is that the dimension member used in the advanced formula contains character "$".


The fix will be included in 2022.01.

As a workaround, please avoid using the dimension member which contains "$" in the ID.

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