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3244544 - The custom added color was not saved immediately in the color list in SAP Analytics Cloud


  • In SAP Analytics Cloud, when edit the fill color for a table column or cell, the custom created color was not added to color list immediately
  • However, after a special workflow, the custom color can be added and selected.


SAP Analytics Cloud 2022.15


Reproducing the Issue

  1. Log in to SAP Analytics Cloud
  2. Create a new story.
  3. Add a table into Canvas.
  4. Add Account into Rows, and add dimension into Columns.
  5. Select one column, go to Format, for Cell Fill color, set it with a custom color (e.g. R: 255 G: 0 B: 0)
  6. Click other cell and go to the same cell fill color, find that the new added custom color was not in the default color list now.
  7. Now, save the story and close it, and then reopen the story.
  8. Go to Edit mode again.
  9. First, select another column without this custom color, go to Format, Cell fill color, find that the custom color still not in the list.
  10. Click Designer to hide the right side panel
  11. Now, select the column which has the custom color set, click Designer to show the right side panel
  12. Go to Format and check the cell fill color, notice that at this moment the color (R: 255 G: 0 B: 0) was listed in the color list now.
  13. Now select any other cell, we can see the custom color is also listed now for selection.


The issue has been forwarded to development to check further.

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