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3211389 - Unable to add Data Point Comment on specific Story in SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC)


  • Add Data Point Comment is grayed out.
  • The option "Add Data Point Comment" is disabled.
  • Unable to add comment on a cell of a Table in a Story in SAP Analytics Cloud.
  • Able to add data point comment on Table of other Stories, but for some specific Stories the option is disabled.


  • SAP Analytics Cloud

Reproducing the Issue

  1. In SAP Analytics Cloud, open a Story.
  2. Right click on a cell of a Table, and in the contextual menu, the option "Add Data Point Comment", is disabled 


  • Adding Comments to a Data Cell in a Table will be disabled in the following situations:
    • The Table cells comes from blended models or live data models.
    • For calculated account member (except of type restricted member)
    • Comments are not supported on models with variables.


  • A product enhancement has been proposed to be able to add comments for Models with variables on the SAP Customer Influence at:
  • Enhancements that are proposed on the SAP Customer Influence website are reviewed by product management, but it does not guarentee the functionality will be added in the future. For more information on the SAP Customer Influence, see the SAP Knowledge Base Article:
    2424376 - How do you create an enhancement request for SAP Analytics Cloud?

See Also


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


SAP Analytics Cloud 1.0