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3198831 - Negative Values not displayed in Bubble Charts in SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC)


  • Bubble Chart does not show negative values.
  • Message: "Negative values are not included in this chart." shown in the upper left of a Bubble Chart.
  • How to display negative values in a Bubble Chart in SAP Analytics Cloud?


  • SAP Analytics Cloud

Reproducing the Issue

  1. In SAP Analytics Cloud, create a Story.
  2. Insert a Bubble Chart based on a Model that contain a Measure withe negative values.
  3. When vewing the Bubble Chart, notice there is no negative values on the Chart,
    and in the upper left corner, there is a message:  "Negative values are not included in this chart"


  • By design, Bubble Chart can only display positive values.
  • This is why the negative values are filtered out of a Bubble Chart, and it shows the message:
    "Negative values are not included in this chart"


  • To show negative values on a chart, use a different chart type that can represente negative values, like a Bar Chart.

See Also


SAC , KBA , LOD-ANA-DES , Story Design & Visualizations , Problem


SAP Analytics Cloud 1.0