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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All data associated with the excluded categories is omitted from the resulting cube and its related reports.

Structuring Your Data Into Di If the source is purely structural, the cube is not created or updated, and an error message appears. All text strings are enclosed in either double or single quotation marks. This allows Cognos Transformer to directly associate the values from the column with the level. You use this component to create a model, a business presentation of the information in one or more data sources.

This method of updating published PowerCubes is fully automated, which reduces the risk of errors that may cause connection problems when users attempt to access the cubes. Format Date Values 6. In the Data Sources list, select the data source for which you want to regenerate categories, and from the Run menu, click Generate Categories From Selected Data Source.

You want an OLAP report that shows inventory at the end of each quarter. Page 24 Cognos Transformer Developer Guide. Comments to this Manuals Your Name. When adding queries from a report, Cognos Transformer displays the source query using the Query name specified in the query definition for example, Query 1.

When the data source is a query based on an IBM Cognos package or report, other information, such as the filters and attributes used in each query, may also be shown for the appropriate subordinate level.


These data sources may contain prompts that add interactivity for users. TR The currency table populate failed. Windows interface, and a possible solution or workaround. Analyze the data flow from the point at which your data is generated until the data is input into Cognos Transformer. Page Cognos namespace on the Custom Views tab left pane v all the levels and categories in the selected dimension, in the category viewer right pane You can access the main menu, toolbar buttons, and pop-up menus from any pane and use these controls to fine-tune your model.

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Adding Cognoss Cognos Transformer supports simultaneous user authentication and logon using the full range of supported IBM Cognos security providers. This can happen in models for which the following conditions exist: The following report shows sales by the sales representative Marthe for and The MUN is much like the business key in a table.

To copy and activate a PowerCube, Cognos Transformer does the following for each deployment location: Highlight all Match case. Because such values powerpay always calculated before rollup, consolidation is again possible.

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Page -ox -pfilename. Returns a string with trailing spaces removed. Cognos Transformer interprets values below the cut-off as 21st century dates and values at or above the cut-off as 20th century dates. The watchlist fuide company wide and the credit officers where allowed to see only parts of it depending on a complex security concept in order to comment, delete or powreplay new credits to the list. Cognos Products and Tools. For time dimensions, measure values are specified only for the most detailed leaf categories.

When you create alternate drill-down paths for your calendar and fiscal time periods, the Order by column for each path must be identical at the convergence level. Page Choose this option when you want to maintain the view operations applied in the user class views and use the IBM Cognos Series 7 user classes, or if you want to transition to an alternate security provider but need to maintain the IBM Cognos Series 7 user class objects to ensure the transition is carried out correctly.

Page If the level you want to associate with the column contains only unique category values, select the Unique check box on the Source tab of the Level property sheet. CDP was the first project that moved away from the Cognos Series 7 Namespace, using the company standard Active Directory infrastructure.


On Windows, use this option in combination with -n to open Cognos Transformer, perform the specified action in batch mode, and then close Cognos Transformer. Accept the default Character set or specify an alternative.

On the Categories diagram, Cognos Transformer inserts the new level to the left of the tranaformer on which you drop the source column.


In the Publish cube dialog box, click Publish the cube using current settings. Page ModelWorkDirectory Default: There are several constraints that apply when defining these two types tranwformer rollup together: Results Cognos Transformer can now correctly interpret the columns. Creating A Model In addition, source values that conform with the business keys in other applications used in IBM Cognos BI will have the best success rates when used with drill-through applications and other business intelligence applications.

You should allocate at least three physical disk drives to your Cognos Transformer system, subdividing the processing as follows: To create a Cognos Transformer signon that appears in the Signons list and is saved in the model, enter a valid user name and password and select the Create a Transformer signon from the user name and password or select an existing one for use with this data source check box.

Query subjects are defined using Framework Manager to represent relational data and form the set of available data for authoring reports in Query Studio and Report Studio. There are several benefits to authoring and trabsformer the drill-through paths in IBM Cognos Connection instead of in the Cognos Transformer model: This error usually indicates that there is insufficient disk space for the temporary work files.