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3122857 - Custom MDF object is not reportable in Story


Custom MDF objects are not visible in Story schemas list.

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  • SuccessFactors HXM Suite
    • Analytics & Reporting (Ad Hoc, YouCalc, ORD)
      • People Analytics (Analytics Cloud for SF)

Reproducing the Issue

1. Go to the Report Center.
2. Create a new Story.
3. Search for impacted custom MDF object
4. Custom object is missing in the Story Schema List.


Custom MDF object configuration is not set correctly in the Manage Data.


1. Go to the 'Manage Data' page.
2. Select Report Object Configuration Entity and search for custom MDF object.
3. On the right side of the screen, click take Action  Make Correction.
4. Enter the name of the Sub Domain Schema in Schema ID(For example Person, Employment).
5. In Schema Label, enter a label for the schema that appears in the Available Data section of the Query Designer page.
6. If you want this object to be a Root Object then, please Update 'is Root' to Yes.
7. Click Save.

See Also

Creating Custom Schema for Story Reports - SAP Help Portal

Adding Root Object to Custom Schema for Reporting - SAP Help Portal


Story, Custom, MDF, not available, Manage data, Report Schema Configuration Entity , KBA , LOD-SF-ANA-SAC , People Analytics (Analytics Cloud for SF) , Problem


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