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### Please Help with Defining Calculated Measure based on Dimension Members

Hello,

The issue looks pretty simple yet I got stuck. I want to define the measure [NR Var] as [NR]-[F NR] for years/months/dates before 2009 and [NR]-[FI NR] for 2009 and on. I am using [Year]-[Month]-[Date] hierarchies in the cube. I have defined scope:

Scope ([Measures].[NR Var], {
descendants([Date].[Year - Month - Date].[Year].&[2004], 2, self_before_after),
descendants([Date].[Year - Month - Date].[Year].&[2005], 2, self_before_after),
descendants([Date].[Year - Month - Date].[Year].&[2006], 2, self_before_after),
descendants([Date].[Year - Month - Date].[Year].&[2007], 2, self_before_after),
descendants([Date].[Year - Month - Date].[Year].&[2008], 2, self_before_after)});
this=[NR]-[F NR];
End Scope;

but it does not work for some reason. If I get rid of DESCENDANTS function, it works but applies the scope only to the YEAR level. Another problem with using SCOPE is that it affects [NR Var] only yet I have other calcs derivative of [NR Var] which I want the scope to affect as well.

So I ideally I would like to have something like:

CREATE MEMBER CURRENTCUBE.[Measures].[NR Var] as

case when {
descendants([Date].[Year - Month - Date].[Year].&[2004], 2, self_before_after),
descendants([Date].[Year - Month - Date].[Year].&[2005], 2, self_befor

### how to create calculated measure in cube that always gives value on Year level in Date hierarchy

Hello,

I'm using SQL 2008 standarrd. Probably a simple question,

But I want to creata a calculated measure in a cube that always displays a measure(e.g. total sales) on the year level of the Date-dimension-hierachy.

So wether I choose Year, Quarter, Month or Day, it always shows the measure value  (sales) on the Year level. How to do that?

Regards, Hennie

### how to create calculated measure in cube that always gives value on Year level in Date hierarchy

Hello,

I'm using SQL 2008 standarrd. Probably a simple question,

But I want to creata a calculated measure in a cube that always displays a measure(e.g. total sales) on the year level of the Date-dimension-hierachy.

So wether I choose Year, Quarter, Month or Day, it always shows the measure value  (sales) on the Year level. How to do that?

Regards, Hennie

### What is best way to create a measure that applies to 2 or more measure groups in a cube?

I'm designing an SSAS cube with 2 measure groups, each representing a business process related to Orders.  The fact table for the first measure group (Order Fact) is loaded when an Order is placed, and the fact table for the 2nd measure group (Order Check Fact) is loaded when a Check is cut to pay for the Order.  In addition, a third measure group (using Order Fact) has been created to calculate a Distinct Count of Orders (the measure name is [Number of Orders]).

Here is what the Dimension Usage tab looks like (all Regular relationships):

Order_Check_Fact

Order_Fact

Distinct Count Orders

### Calculated Measure for Children of a Specific Dimension Member

I would like to add a calculated measure to my cube which is only scoped for the desendants of a specific dimension member.  For all other members of that dimension it would return a zero or null value.

I believe it is similar to the code below, however, rather than having the dimension reference in the where clasue "WHERE [Product].[Category].[Bikes]", it would be part of the MEMBER.

Something like:

MEMBER [Measures].[Special Discount] AS
iif([Product].[Category].CurrentMember,  [Product].[Category].[Bikes].children, ( [Measures].[Discount Amount] * 1.5),  0)

Example from MSDN:

WITH
MEMBER [Measures].[Special Discount] AS
[Measures].[Discount Amount] * 1.5
SELECT
[Measures].[Special Discount] on COLUMNS,
NON EMPTY [Product].[Product].MEMBERS  ON Rows
WHERE [Product].[Category].[Bikes]

### 1 calculated measure based on variable dimension?

I have a situation where I have a fact that has multiple dates. I have a calculated measure that is a running sum of a column (Profit) by SalesDate. I would like that running sum to work on any of the date columns in the fact table so the user can use the same calculated measure...

Is this possible? If so can someone post some sample code that might achieve this?

Thanks!

Craig

### MDX - Calculated measure over date dimension

I have a fact table made up of products and the effective dates they became active with a measure "Charge".  I need a calculated measure that reports the Variance in the "Charge" based on the earliest "Effective Date" (Min)? and the latest "Effective Date" (Max)?  Is this possible and if so could someone off some help?  Thanks in advance.

### Slicing a Calculated Measure by the Dimensions Used to Create It

I have a calculated measure defined like this:
CREATE MEMBER CURRENTCUBE.[Measures].[Reduced Count]
AS sum(
(
{
[Action].[Action].[Jump],
[Action].[Action].[Run],
[Action].[Action].[Skip]
}
),
[Measures].[Count]
),
FORMAT_STRING = "#,#", VISIBLE = 1 , ASSOCIATED_MEASURE_GROUP = 'Counts';
When I run the MDX:
select
[Measures].[Reduced Count] on 0,
(
[Date].[Date Year].&[2011],
[Action].[Action].members
) on 1
from WH
I get the same number for all actions. That number is the correct total for the whole year. What do I need to do so that I can break down the reduced count and see how many for each of the valid actions? I am sure I am missing something obvious.

### display non measure, non dimension fields in drill down

Hi All, I created my fact table with more fields than just the foreign keys linking dimensions and the field(s) to be used as mesures.  I did this hoping that on drill down I would be able to see the extra fields so that the user would have access to detail information on the records making up the measure amount.  The extra fields do not appear on drill down.  How can I make them appear, or am I on the wrong track? Thanks for any help

### Create a dimension based on 2 fields

Hello I have a table as follow: No   Placestart    Placeend 1      DK                USA 2      UK                USA 3      USA              DK Now, I want a dimension called Country, which selects either of the rows where a value exist In SQL it would be ex (SELECT * FROM table WHERE placestart = 'USA' OR placeend = 'USA) So, when I select USA in the dimension all 3 rows are listed, as USA is included either in placestart or placeend. If I select DK row 1 and 3 is selected etc... Is this somehow possible?

### Measure Dependent Calculated Measure

Hi Was looking to create a calculated Measure Which needs to be dependent on another column of the FACT table. I need to have the Average of the particular Measure based on the fact that this particular 'set' has a common Related dimension's The example would give a better picture. I have a set of dimensions like STUDENT, TEACHER, COURSE etc as my dimensions and the grades, class standing based on marks for the subject, percentage of marks scored, Percentile, Marks Scored,StudentID and the related PK's etc are the measures on my fact table Here I want the Avg of the marks scored by the Students based on the grade say is  A or B or C  I was looking to create a calculated measure by using MDX which was a follows (NOT THE CORRECT SYNTAX JUST THE IDEA) SUM  (MARKS SCORED)/COUNT(DISTINCT StudentID) WHERE GRADE = A As this would be measured against a particular subject or a teacher or a Course. I was hoping if I could get help in putting this in a proper SYNATAX   Thanks in advance.

### Optimize Calculated Measure containing COUNT EXISTING

Hi, My goal is to change the text color of all cells that contain aggregated values. Currently I achieve it like this: I COUNT the members of all attributes of all dimensions. To be multi-select-safe I am using the EXISTING keyword. If the members count of at least one dimension is not 1 than the background color of the cell is changed. CREATE MEMBER CURRENTCUBE .[Measures].[SingleCellSelected]   AS iif ((COUNT (Existing ([Dim1].[Attr1].[ Attr1].MEMBERS ))=1) AND (COUNT (Existing ([Dim1].[Attr2].[Attr2].MEMBERS ))=1) AND (COUNT (Existing ([Dim2].[Attr3].[Attr3].MEMBERS ))=1) AND (COUNT (Existing ([Dim2].[Attr4].[Attr4].MEMBERS ))=1) AND (COUNT (Existing ([Dim3].[Attr5].[Attr5].MEMBERS ))=1),1,0),   VISIBLE = 0  ;    SCOPE ([Measures].AllMembers ); FORE_COLOR (this ) = iif ([Measures].[SingleCellSelected]=1,0,16744448); END SCOPE ; This approach works but it performs badly with attributes with many members. Do you have any idea how to optimize this? Thank you!

### How to create a Measure without aggregations

Hi all, The data in the fact table has columns which are precalculated ranks for the products based on sales. How to create them as measures in the cube without any aggregations. I selected the properties for measure as "No Aggregations" while creating. But I dont see any data. Then I tried to create those columns as seperate dimensions by doing self join to the fact table.In this way I get the correct data,but the performance is slow. Is there any other way to try out which has both data and performance. Please help me out. Thanks, Sam

### create a calculated member in a cube in SSAS

Hello   I’m trying to create a calculated member in a cube in SSAS and was hoping someone could help.   What I’m looking to do is count the number of occurrences of a value in a field.  I have Status field that contains New, Renewals and Enquiries and another field that contains a count, the problem I have and the reason for this query is the count is set to 0 for Enquiries.   The tSQL equivalent would be something like...   Select Date, Status , count(Status) From aTable Where Status = ‘ENQ’   And to summarise, what I’m looking to do would look something like the below   Date Status Count Commission Apr-10 NEW 1 100 May-10 NEW 1 100 May-10 REN 1 50 Apr-10 ENQ 0 0 May-10 ENQ 0 0 Jun-10 REN 1 50 May-10 NEW 1 100 Just looking at the ENQ by month. Date Count of ENQ     Apr-10 1     May-10 1     Jun-10 0       Any help gratefully received.

### how to process just one partition along with other measure group and dimension in SSIS package Analy

HI All, i have to process just one partition1  of measure group A ,along with this i suppose to process all the Measure group and dimension with the help of SSIS Package Analysis Services Processing task. Partition1 having a query which fetch data only for previous day only. what i have done i select partition 1 in process data mode,all other measure group in full mode and dimension in process update mode.   i haven't taken measure group of partition1 and also not taken cube in the processing list ,when i run the package ,it runs suceesfully but data not get uplaoded into the Cube.   kindly suggest what other measures should i take to update the data . Amit

### How do I create a calculated member for daily total revenue?

Hi everyone! I'm new to MDX and I can't figure out how to create a working calculated member. Here's business background: There are 2 measures in the cube - a and b. The formula for Total Revenue is a - b - \$1000 ( don't ask me why =), 1000 is being subtracted from each day's Total Revenue - a ball park adjustment for something) My calculated member [Measures]. [Total Revenue] looks like this Case     When IsEmpty([Measures].[a]- [Measures].[b])     Then null     Else [Measures].[a]- [Measures].[b]-1000 Unfortunately this calculated member doesn't work correctly, it subtracts \$1000 from everywhere and not from the intersection of [Dim Calendar].[HierarchyTime].[Day] and Total Revenue. How do I make it work in accordance with business logic? The objective is to adjust Total Revenue by subtracting \$1000 for each day.  Thanks in advance!
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