DMR Functions in Framework Manager. «on: 18 Nov am». Hello Folks, I am working on Cognos BI version, I have created a DMR model. Hi khayman, Ya, I am new to dimensional functions. I have to add simple ancestor() and Bottoncount() functions. I create a data item is. Could you please suggest how to achieve this scenario using DMR model. * Regards, DMR Function to get Previous Year Data. 6. Answers. 0 . Cognos Analytics – How to Modify Filter Options for a Data Item Used in Filter Widget.

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In this case only one member is returned since the integer argument is 1. Option 3 handles DMR relative time at Report level. Get the set of members from the Time dimension at the Date level.

RelativeTime values ‘CM’, Based on this query, you can create coynos dynamic parameter map. For Rolling 13 Months. Add an indicator in both database layer and business view layer. To resolve this issue, this option is to provide a solution without change time dimension. Add xognos relative time flag columns in Time dimension, and update it on daily basis. The options above provide report user a clear framework manager model, however you need to change database or framework manager.


When there is any change for relative time, you need to only add records.

Newer Post Older Post Home. Then make time filter dynamic based on relative time table. Option 2 handles it at framework manager level: This approach is not flexible, as you gunctions to add column into database, but it is very easy to use for report authors.

The tail function returns a member set. Please see query below. It is most flexible cgonos, however, it request report authors to have good understanding of MDX functions.

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When published, the package should be displayed as follows. The main disadvantage of option 1 is to change database when adding a new relative time.

Because the desired result is a single member, the item function is used passing 0 as its index value argument to return only the current period member. Returning a member is important if you want to use this data item in another dimensional function.

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Then bring all three highlighted members into report query or report. This is a way to develop relative time based report without changing database and framework manager. RelativeTime values ‘YTD’, All three relative time is mapped as below. In order to explain the concept, the following report is used. Option functuons handles it at database level: Posted by Charles Yin at RelativeTime Parameter varchar 10Value int.


When published, package looks as fellows. Instead of creating column for time dimension, a relative time table is created.

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Now create each relative time as a separated dimension. Filter the set of Date to find the members that have data for a measure you know only goes up to the current period, in this case Revenue. Even DMR and cube both belongs multi dimensional reporting, DMR based report does present some challenges for funnctions time.

Functiond this case, create additional three columns as. The key point is to define a filter for each relative dimension. Create a query object to host Relative Time. Get the last date that has data.

Another key pint is to define top level member, somehow you need to add a reference of date dimension, so that the query engine know to apply the filter of the used dimension.