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3368629 - Custom Palettes in custom themes not being applied in SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC)


After creating a custom theme with a custom palette in a story, the palette is applied to the story in which it was created, but any other stories that the theme is applied to will not have the custom palette applied.


  • SAP Analytics Cloud (Enterprise) 2023.16.3

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Create a new story
  2. Add a chart
  3. Click on ... under More in the toolbar -> Theme -> Create Theme
  4. Under Widget Settings go to Charts 
  5. Go down to Default Color Palettes
  6. Edit the Standard Palette -> Create new Palette
  7. Click SaveAs - save the new palette
  8. Note that the palette is applied to the chart
  9. Create a new story - Optimized Design Experience
  10. Add a chart
  11.  Click on ... under More in the toolbar -> Theme -> Select the Palette that you saved in step 6.
  12. Note that the Palette is not applied


This issue is currently under investigation by development.


This issue is currently under investigation by development, however the issue cannot be reproduced at patch level 2023.17.0

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