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Copy Paste from Subset Editor to Excel

Copy paste from Subset editor to excel via PA web is not available. This feature is requested by the user as it makes it simple for real time analysis. It makes it simple to copy paste dimension elements when the entire snapshot is not needed.

  • Komal R
  • Sep 23 2019
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Why is it useful?
Who would benefit from this IDEA? simplifies user experience and minimizes selections
How should it work?

Proposed solution : Enable copy paste from subset editor to excel.

Work around : Create view and take snapshot of the whole view and copy only dimensions elements from there.

Idea Priority Medium
Priority Justification idea is ranked medium as it is not a show stopper for business and temporary workaround is available
Customer Name J&J
Submitting Organization
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    Tracy Peppy commented
    10 Dec, 2019 02:03pm

    Hi Christopher,

    With respect to the left hand side of the set editor - are you using the keyboard shortcut to copy (ctrl-v) and then paste to Excel? Which browser are you using? In Firefox, I am able to copy from the Set Editor (left and right sides) in Planning Analytics Workspace to Excel.

  • Christopher Redmond commented
    7 Nov, 2019 11:23pm

    To be specific: You CAN copy/paste from the "Current Set" (right-hand side of the Set Editor window). You CANNOT however, copy from the "Available Members" (left-hand side of the Set Editor window).
    The scenario provided is just one example of the need to copy/paste elements, not just into/out of the Set Editor, but throughout the PAW interface. The navigation window is another example of this missing feature.

  • Amit Bhave commented
    26 Sep, 2019 06:56pm

    This is requested by our end users and will be a great add

  • Deepak devatha commented
    26 Sep, 2019 04:45pm

    Yes  this will be good enhancement as many user like to work on excel to web

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