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Add additional relative time flag columns in Time dimension, and update it on daily basis.

This approach is not flexible, as you need to add column into database, but it is very easy to use for report authors. In order to explain the concept, funcyions following report is used. Check list of all posts. The options above provide report user a clear framework manager model, however you need to change database or framework manager.

Petter Huseby January 23, at Without applying any changes in database and framework manager, you can dynamically figure out current date, and then apply MDX time functions to determine all periods as requested on kn fly.

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The key point is to define a filter for each relative dimension. Please see query below.


Create a new table to host relative time as below. Then bring all three highlighted members into report query or report. Please note that you can define more complicated table, such as begin date, and end date. Even DMR and cube both belongs multi dimensional reporting, DMR based report does present some dognos for relative time. This is a way to develop relative time based report without changing database and framework manager.

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In this case only one member is returned since the integer argument emr 1. Instead of creating column for time dimension, a relative time table is created. RelativeTime values ‘YTD’, Then make time filter dynamic based on relative time table.

When published, package looks as fellows. The value is actually a month dmrr. RelativeTime values ‘CM’, Option 3 handles DMR relative time at Report level.

Option 1 handles it at database level: Option 1 handles DMR relative time at database level. Add an indicator in both database layer and business view layer. Option 3 handles it at report level: 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. 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.


Create a query object to host Relative Time. The solution will be demonstrated by using Cognos version You can copy date dimension and then rename and adjust it.

funcfions When changing relative time, you only need to add record s. It is most flexible solution, however, it request report authors to have good understanding of MDX functions.

There are three relative time frames: At the same time, functons all relative time dimensions at dimension layer. The idea is to create a new relative time table. For Rolling 13 Months. The tail function returns a member set. Option 2 handles DMR relative time at framework manager level.

Newer Post Older Post Home. When published, the package should be displayed cogjos follows. When there is any change for relative time, you need to only add records. To resolve this issue, this option is to provide a solution without change time dimension.

In this case, create additional three columns as.

Posted by Charles Yin at To explore the similar relative time functionalities in cube, this document is intended to provide three solutions to handle relative time, listed below: