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3304595 - PDF or PPT file generated from schedule a publication are showing as corrupt and not opening in SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC)


After 2023 QRC1 update PDF or PPT files generated using the "schedule a publication" functionality are generating corrupt PDF files.

These files may appear abnormall small (1.1Mb) and cannot be opened by any PDF viewer.


  • SAP Analytics Cloud (Enterprise) 2023.2.5

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Schedule a publication for a story
  2. Publication appears to succeed and user will be sent PDF or PPT file generated.
  3. File will show as corrupt when attempting to open it.


This issue was likely a regressive issue introduced when changes were made to enhance the PDF and PPT output from SAC


Fixed as of the latest patch release.

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