Tag Archives: Dimension Editor

Generating a Time Dimension in Performance Modeller

Almost all TM1/Cognos Express applications will require a time dimension, and creating a time dimension has never been easier, with Time Dimension Tool provided in performance modeller. Here are a few simple steps:

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TM1 10.1 – The new look for Perspectives

One of the first questions I’m ever asked about a new release of any kind of software is “How does it look?”. And since TM1 10.1 introduces a new icon set across Architect and Perspectives I thought I’d add in a quick little gallery. Click the images below to see the different screens of TM1 Perspectives 10.1. Please note that Turbo Integrator and the Advanced Rules editor both haven’t changed when accessed through Perspectives.

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Dimension Maintenance Methods

There are four ways to maintain a dimension within TM1: Backend Editor Dimension Worksheets TI Process TM1 API (Possibly via 3rd Party tools) Most consultants previously recommended using Dimension and Rule Worksheets prior to recent releases of TM1 (9.1 +) where the User Interface has been updated, presently there is no defined best practice and opinions are divided. Backend Dimension Editor Dimension Worksheets TI Process Pro Con Pro Con Pro Con … Continue Reading

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Modifying a Dimension – Backend Editor

There are a few ways to update a dimension within TM1, the first is the simplest and most commonly used. To update a Dimension using the Dimension Editor: Right Click on the Dimension Click “Edit Dimension Structure”   Right Click any where and click “Insert Element”   Type the name of the element Check the settings are as expected (Element Type)   Click ‘Add’ to insert the Element into the … Continue Reading

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