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3129465 - Error: <CDSVIEW>-<ELEMENT> reference information missing or data type wrong - Custom CDS Views


When trying to publish a new or updated CDS view the following errors occur:

  • Failed to publish Custom CDS View <CDSView>.
  • <CDSVIEW>-<ELEMENT> reference information missing or data type wrong, see long text
  • Message no. SD_CDS_ENTITY086


  • S/4HANA Cloud
  • Custom CDS Views app


The <ELEMENT> is missing the required Semantic and Value for its type.

As mentioned in the long text of the error, elements of the following data types require a reference element:

  • CURR elements require a CUKY reference
  • QUAN elements require a UNIT reference
  • DECFLOAT34 elements that represent a calculated quantity require a CHAR reference


  • Update the <ELEMENT> referenced in the error to provide the necessary Semantic and Value in the "Element Properties" tab of the custom CDS view.
  • Review the error long text for specifics on the requirements


custom cds failed publish SD_CDS_ENTITY086 elements require reference CURR CUKY QUAN UNIT DECFLOAT34 CHAR calculated , KBA , BC-SRV-APS-GKE , Generic CDS Key User Editor , Problem


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