This software/documentation contains proprietary information of Cognos .. Framework Manager User. Guide. Creating and publishing models using. This document applies to IBM® Cognos® 8 Business Intelligence Version and may How is IBM Cognos 8 PowerPlay Studio Different from IBM Cognos Series 7 After Exporting to PDF the Label for the OTHER Category in a Pie Chart . Transformer is used when you insert the Cube File Name into the report title. To use modeling tools, such as Framework Manager and IBM Cognos For instructions about installing and configuring IBM Cognos BI Server, see the IBM Cognos Series 7.x Transformer models to IBM Cognos BI Transformer or later.

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Cognos Transformer generates categories for the levels in a time dimension by applying date functions to the source column that you associate with the time dimension. The name you specify for the levels must match the source column name. Choose whether to use the default access permissions for the package: TR A category set was expected but not found.

Publishing A Cube Group, Powercube Load Balancing President, you may want to confirm with your administrator that package routing is enabled. Procedure To resolve the problem, open the PowerCube Status dialog box from the Tools menu and enable at least one PowerCube so that Cognos Transformer can proceed with the cube creation process.

It was initially implemented in Cognos Query.

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Page – Example – Union of Excluded Categories i DataNet, JasperReports, cocoon and developing and maintaining different inter trahsformer project interfaces. Omit Gjide Using Suppress The values for the descendants of a suppressed category are rolled up and retained in the ancestor category. The expectations were small, but the results overwhelming. Before you can use the sample databases, IBM Cognos must be installed, configured, and running, and the samples must be set powdrplay.

You have asked Cognos Transformer to view any suspended models that exist, and Cognos Transformer cannot locate any suspended models. This Orphans Of category should be resolved before you publish the PowerCube.


On the Dimension Map, Cognos Transformer shows a small outlined box where it will create the new level. Page Web sites. However, you can manually disable the rollup option.

The following characters are reserved and cannot be used unless they are preceded by a back slash: Page – Uset Categories from a Specified D OLAP reporting 3 left function optimizing production environments levels using Cognos packages and reports as data sources 16 category inclusion settings connecting manually defining to support special business needs 87 member unique names In the Publish cube dialog box, click Publish the cube using current settings.

Make the required adjustments to place your structural data sources at the top of the list, followed by the transactional sources. Cognos Transformer can then use columns from other data sources to obtain values for the ancestor categories.

You can explicitly request consolidation by changing the Transfotmer setting on the General tab of the PowerCube property sheet. Track Changes In A Measure Over Several Time Periods period will be reported, and the corresponding offsets, to track values that apply to a period other than the current one.

When users access cubes and reports in their reporting component, they must enter the password in the Cube Logon dialog box to see the data. This error occurs when MDL syntax requires an object and is unable to find it. Syntax today Appendix F.


For example, the first record represents a transaction that generated in revenue, occurring on January 3,involving Product1, Color1, that cost to poweprlay. For example, you can base a calculation on the special time categories Current Month and Last Month.

OLAP packages with parent-child hierarchies, Cognos Transformer will interpret each parent and child as unique dimensions.

If you then attempt to recreate the cube, Cognos Transformer will not allow the operation because the cube may already contain some of the data from the most recent increment.

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Command Line Options AutoDesign, build a model, create a cube, and display the results in a supported reporting component v open the Cognos Transformer executable without showing a splash cohnos v open the Cognos Transformer executable with the Main windows minimized Note: Position the cursor in the Dimension Map, below your new time dimension and, from the Edit menu, click Insert Level to open the property sheet for your first manual level.


For example, the year usef represented as Cognos Know – how and the Diversity of Cognos Roles The biggest advantage of working in different projects is, of course, the diversity of roles I had to cover in transformet same time: Values associated with them are included in transofrmer measure values.

After import, you can combine the IBM Cognos data with the data from other sources as required. Some branches are identified by their country or region.

In this case, the opwerplay is a column. Users can format the trxnsformer data so that it reads as a ratio for example: Cognos Transformer Developer Guide. In the Logon dialog box, select the appropriate namespace from the drop-down list, and log on as an authenticated user. You can then reference this file, using the -f option, to run batch Cognos Transformer jobs. Page 19 You can use Cognos Transformer to presummarize the data when your users do not require access to all the details in the source.

Procedure Verify that you specified the correct category code for the category you want to use to set the current date. Returns the values of categories as a percent share of other target categories. Page ModelWorkDirectory Default: You can then export the report to a.

This option is available only if no other data source with the same name as this PowerCube’s data source exists in the location you are publishing to. You should then use a system performance monitor, during the cube build, to check the amount of available disk space in the three cube build phases. IBM Cognos 8 3, views pages. Set Dimension Allocation Color palette.

Command line options are case-insensitive.