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3189337 - Unable to modify the dimension date type when importing data from Salesforce into SAP Analytics Cloud(SAC)


  • The data type will be assigned automatically when importing data from Salesforce.
  • It is not possible to change it.


  • SAP Analytics Cloud 

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Create a model from a Salesforce Import Connection.
  2. Choose a query from Salesforce.
  3. Notice all the data types of the fields are showing directly and cannot be changed.


This is the current product design. 


Please create an Enhancement request with you business requirement following KBA 2424376 - How to create an enhancement request for SAP Analytics Cloud.

See Also


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