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3425346 - Removing individual widgets from scripting ExportToPDF_1 removes encapsulating widgets within responsive page in SAP Analytics Cloud.


Story widgets get removed after removing any widgets from scripting ExportToPDF_1 when exporting the responsive page in the form of PDF in SAC.


SAP Analytics Cloud patch 2023.21.13

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Log in to SAC.
  2. Open the story.
  3. Click on PDF export button to export the story as PDF.
  4. Open the exported PDF, it contains all the widgets in the story including the PDF export button.
  5. Switch to edit mode of the story.
  6. Open the left side panel.
  7. Click on Outline.
  8. Inside scripting select: ExportToPDF_1 
  9. Open the included widgets.
  10. Remove b_export_PDF  and click on Ok.
  11. Save the story.
  12. Switch to view mode and again export the story.
  13. Open the exported PDF, no widgets are exported.


  • The button is in a responsive page. Responsive page includes a Lane which class
    is "sap.fpa.ui.appBuilding.entity.lane.GridLaneWidget".
  • There class is not included while calculating hidden widgets.


The fix is deployed with the patch update 2023.21.15

See Also


SAP Analytics cloud, Export, PDF, Responsive page. , KBA , LOD-ANA-DES , Story Design & Visualizations , Problem


SAP Analytics Cloud 1.0