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Sorting and Hiding control of Alt Hierarchy roots in PAw

We have many Alt Hierarchies we have created  (30+ for some dims)

But no all users leverage or need everyone.  Some are for TI system processes.

We wish to be able to hide (by group security) the Alt Hierarchies that users do not need to see.


Also we wish to have control of the order they are displayed in the PAw UI.  Right now Alphabetically is the only method.

We wish to sort them by function


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  • May 9 2019
  • Not Under Consideration
Who would benefit from this IDEA? All users who would be confused by too many options they do not need to see.
How should it work?

Seem expanding TM1 group security around the Alt Hierarchy roots would be the best route.

Sort order in TM1 as well

Idea Priority Medium
Priority Justification medium as it is a nice to have to make the UI work better. But not a show stopper
Client Name McGraw Hill
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    Paul Glennon commented
    1 Oct, 2019 06:43pm

    We currently have no plans to implement this feature, but we will continue to monitor customer feedback on this site.

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    Guest commented
    28 Jun, 2019 11:28am

    We are also creating many function- and area-specific hierarchies. I'm using security to make them as multipurpose as possible but some hierarchies should be hidden (or will be empty to certain users). This will make for a more custom and clean interface for our users and give programmers the freedom to create system hierarchies (for feeders, for example) and hide them from all users since they do not have meaningful data in them.

    Since hierarchies are "virtual" dimensions and we can control dimension security (not the elements... the visibility of the dimension itself), it would be nice to control the visibility of the hierarchies, as well.

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