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3143067 - How to edit component/query name in canvas reports


  • Can component/query name in canvas reports be edited?
  • Can component/query name in canvas reports be blank?

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  • SuccessFactors HXM Suite
    • Analytics & Reporting (Ad Hoc, YouCalc, ORD)
      • Report Canvas
      • Detailed Reporting
      • Advance Reporting

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Login to the instance
  2. Navigate to Report Center (Reporting, via homepage dropdown)
  3. Edit canvas report
  4. Select the component whose title should be edited or kept blank.
  5. Choose edit formatting
  6. Edit the title name or leave it as blank.
  7. Refresh and click ok
  8. Title name of the component is NOT changed.


  • Component title name is not changed because of not choosing country symbols 


  • Title name will be changed once localization(country symbols) are selected.


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