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Enhance DBSW/DBRW formulae with Hierarchy Awareness Parameters

So that all existing Active Form reports can be reused easily and maintained. And they can coexist with Planning Analytics environment nicely.

  • Guest
  • Dec 9 2019
  • Will not implement
Why is it useful?
Who would benefit from this IDEA? Developers can save lots of effort for re-developing existing active form reporting into PAx for PAW and customers are happy to reuse their familiar reports.
How should it work?

DBSW(value, cube,d1[:h1],d2[:h2],...dn[:hn])

h1, are the hierarchies for each dimension and they are optional and use default hierarchy if missing.

Idea Priority High
Priority Justification Very nice to have
Customer Name Morgan Ma
Submitting Organization
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  • Steve Rowe commented
    December 11, 2019 10:31

    Yes please, this functionality has been in the pipe since the functionality was released.  Until it is in place the hierarchy functionality has a much narrow use case as it's reporting options are much more limited.

  • David Usherwood commented
    December 11, 2019 11:47

    Dynamic reports (Active forms) and Classic reports (slices) are the most functional output formats available in TM1/PA, far beyond the limits of PAW grids and charts. They are available in:

    • PAW
    • TM1 Web
    • TM1 Applications Web
    • PAX, and of course
    • (Perspectives)
      Until they are enhanced to support hierarchies, there is an understandable reluctance in the client and developer community to spend any effort implementing hierarchies in current or future systems. 
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    REBECCA Hansen commented
    02 Mar 16:10

    Note that this is being declined as we will not be overriding the existing functions but will instead be introducing new formulas.

  • Guest commented
    02 Mar 23:40

    When will new formulas come out? Any timeline? I think that should work if it is compatible enough.

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