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### Getting counts by 2nd Date Dimension Attribute with Snapshot Style Fact Table

I have an MDX question finding hard to solve.  I have a Snapshot Fact Table with a snapshot of the records in the source system for each batch date.  All records in the fact table are assigned the batch date with the batch date key.  There are many records for each day and each batch date is an entire copy of the source records.  So, the grain of the fact table is one record for each batch date that exists in the source system.  These facts rows have another date in them for when the record was entered.  This date is different from the batch date in that the batch date is based on the day the batch was processed and the entered date is based on when the record was entered.  If a record was entered many days before, its batch date will be today but its entered date will be several days ago.  Therefore each day a copy of all the records entered the previous batch date and all the records added on today's batch date are present. Fact Table : FactSnaphshotKey (surrogate for easier administration) BatchDateKey (link to batch date dimension – date dimension, first in dimension list so it is used for semi aggregate measures) EnteredDateKey (link to entered date dimension – date dimension) Facts Count – measure for fact table - default measure from Analysis Services cube 2 Dim

### Different attribute name in each dimension for a role playing dimension

Is it possible to name the attribute differently in a role playing dimension. For example I use the Date dimension as the role playing dimension for Ship Date and Order Date. When I use these attributes on the report, both of them show as 'Date' which is the name of the attribute in the Date dimension. Is there any work around to implement these names differently?

### Dimension design: Key column of non-key Dimension Attribute

Assume I have a product dimension where key dimension attribute is product code - this is a very large dimension with more than 1 million members, the key column for this attribute is productID (integer). There will be other attributes in this dimension related to key attribute.   My question is about the key columns to be defined for these other attributes. As it is related to key attribute, it has to include ProductID as part of key and hence forming a composite key - e.g. Product inception date - the key column for this has to be ProductID + date as many products can have same date. This design will violate the best practice recommendation from MS to have only numeric key columns for very large dimension attributes. But I can't find a way around this and assume this will be case for all non-key attributes in very large dimension. Is my understanding right? I assume this will be an issue for everyone? Any standard way to get around this? Or best to leave it as such? Thanks in advance.

### Key Dimension attribute not visible in cube browser

When browsing the cube either through managemnet studioÃÂ the key dimension attribute is not visible . However when I browse just the dimension, I'm able to see this attribute. Is this the default behaviour ?. Is there any propertyÃÂ I need to set to make it visble ?. The AttributeHierarchyVisible property is alreadyÃÂ set to true.

### Dimension key attribute changes in fact table

Hello,

How do I need to handle a case in which the fields in a fact table that represent the foreign keys to the dimension tables might change? What kind of process do I have to do to the cube?

Thanks.

### Get SSAS Dimension Attribute SQL Column Name using C#

Hi,

I am trying to determine what the real SQL Server Column name is for a Dimension Attribute using ADOMD.net, however all I am able to find is the the TABLE_NAME and COLUMN_NAME Columns using the GetSchemaDataSet("DBSCHEMA_COLUMNS", null) function.

Does anyone have any suggestions?

Thanks,

Rich

Hi experts,

i have this problem: I have a fact table for sales analysis and i have a dimension for article of sale. The problem is that in the fact table i can find multiple records that not is present in  the table of articles. This condition not is an error because the software for the sales permit to do a sale without an article codified.

How can i solve this problem?

Can i force this error? If i set custom error on dimension with ignore key error enabled, the cube process however go in error

### Personalization Extensions and Attribute / Dimension visibility

Does anyone know if it is possible to hide / show Dimensions, Measure groups, or Attributes via MDX?  I am using personalization extensions (which is awesome) to create "things" on the fly keeping them separate for each client who uses our cubes.  But now we are entering the realm of "we don't want to see that, as it doesn't apply to us" [they came into the picture after so much was already built].  It would be great if I could use some MDX to hide entire things at a pop, and it is already built in.

Does anyone know if this is possible?  Or would I have to use XMLA to accomplish this?  Or would it be better to use the .Net classes (as they provide a safety layer between my code and future changes)?

John

### After adding a new attribute to a dimension and saving, SSAS unprocessed partitions. Can anyone help

Hi,

After adding a new attribute to a dimension and saving, SSAS unprocessed partitions. Can anyone help me understand why this happened and point to some reading materials for detail? (can't find any...)

Thx

### SSAS 2008 - Dimension colmun/attribute not visible in cube browser?

Hi, I have one dimension and one fact table in SQL 2008 server...

i.e. DimEmployee (Columns : EmployeeID, FirstName, LastName, DateOfBirth, Addrss, PostCode, MobileNumber, Gender)
FactEmployeePay ( Columns : EmployeeID, Amount)

When I create SSAS 2008 cube on those two tables (Relationship is EmployeID colmun) , deploy/process project/cube and then I go to "Cube Browser", but in dimension Employee table I can not see any columns other than EmployeeID. Why in this simple cube I can not view other dimension columns like FirstName, LastName,....

Any idea for SSAS 2008?

### Need to access MemberValue of a dimension attribute regardless of level.

I have a Product dimension that has an attribute (Std Cycle Time) that is numeric. I need to use that value in a cube calculation.

How can I access the value regardless of how the data is cut?

I tried this method:

```CREATE MEMBER CURRENTCUBE.[MEASURES].[Molding - Std Cycle Time]
AS
[Dim Product].[Product - Std Cycle Time].CurrentMember.MemberValue
,
FORMAT_STRING = "#,0.000",
NON_EMPTY_BEHAVIOR = { },
VISIBLE = 1 ;
```

But what I see in a Pivot Table when I pull this value in is 'ALL' unless I pull the Std Cycle Time attribute into the table.

I understand that behavior. If specific attribute is not pulled into the pivot table, SSAS defaults to the ALL member.

Question is I want to retrieve that Std Cycle Time to use it in another calculated member to compute a weighted average. Basically, I want to do this:

``` //Compute the Weighted Average of the Std Cycle Time based on the runtime for the given product.
```

### Format dimension attribute with leading zero

I have a attribute in a dimension that represents a hour. The value is an integer. How do I format this with leading zeros, as Excel will treat is as string while sorting (meaning 0,1,10,11,12,2,3,...). I tried the formating attribute in the key column in the dimension-attribute. But that has no effect.

Thanks!

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### MS Word style comments in asp.net

Hello.

I need to create a system, that will be similar to ms word style comments. So the idea is the following: on the page there are a pack of text boxes labels and so on, and user need have the way to comment each control, and save commented text, for example to DB, so the others can reed comments too.

I tried PopUpControlExtender, but it works in single way, and i cannot view all the popups in one time. Or may be i missed something and there is a way to popup all the controls at one time?

Therefore, are there any known solutions for a discribed task, based on PopUpControlExtender or something else?

### Sorting ORDER BY - WORD

Is it possible with SQL sorted in descending order according to the word?
In Table I shrajeno Mastercard, Visa, Diners etc ...

All Visa are the first in the order, another Mastercard, etc. ...

Something does not work: ORDER BY PaymentType = 'Visa';

I would not want to work in one field PaymentId (111,222,33, etc. ..) and then use the ORDER BY.

Is this possible in such a way?

### how get only two word in database?

sir,

i have a feild in database where we store data like

wrkcmt

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PTPT4

PTPR3

PTPD2

i want only first to word to show in textbox1 like(only PT).

### I am not able to read xml file with XDocument if its Descendants has Attribute xmlns="http://abc.co

I am not able to read xml file with XDocument if its Descendants has  Attribute like:-

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" standalone="yes"?>
<root>
<row ID="1" xmlns="http://www.opentravela.org/OTA/2003/05">
<var country_name="Caribbean and Rest of the world" city_name="Kingston" flight_category="Economy Class" via="Atlanta" flight_departure="London Heathrow" airline_logo="Delta" adult_fare="Delta" child_fare="660" infant_fare="561" date1="132" date2="2010-08-15" />
</row>

</root>

I don't know what to do ?

Looking for some help..

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