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Cube Browsing in Performance Point 2010 as in SSAS and BIDS cube browser

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 26, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server

Hi All,

Can we get the cube browsing experience as we get in SSAS and BIDS cube browser in SharePoint 2010 using performance point or excel services?

I am most interested in drag and drop features for dimensions and mesures.

More or less same browsing features were available in BIP viewer webpart but it is no more available.

So is there anyway we can drag and drop dimension members and measures in performance point dashboards?


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I have a fairly complex Excel report where a raw data sheet is updated from 10 or so PivotTables pulling from an Analysis Services Cube, (2008 R2), with a VBA script that refreshes all pivottables, and then does some post-processing, formatting etc.

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Its deeply frustrating, as I'm touting 2010 as being the way for our business to go...it won't help the cause if I deliver something with a x60 increase in runtime!

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