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You have created a currency translation type. You have selected the Selection of Target Currency with Translation option on the Target Currency tab page in this translation type.


  1. You are in the Query Designer. In the properties for your amount key figure, choose the Translations tab page.

  2. Select your translation type under Currency Translation.

  3. Select the Variables Entry field and choose New Variable. The variables editor appears. See also Defining Variables.

  4. Enter a description for the variable.

  5. If necessary, change the automatically generated suggestion for the technical name of the variable.

  6. In the Processing by field, choose the processing type User Entry/Default Value. The Currency characteristic (0CURRENCY) is the default.

  7. Under Details, choose between the following input options:

    • Optional

    • mandatory

    • Mandatory, initial values not permitted

    This field is ready for input by default.

  8. Assign a default value for the variable.

  9. Choose OK. The variable is saved with the settings you made and the variables editor closes.


When the query is executed, the system gets the variables for the target currency.