Category Archives: Perspectives

How to Connect Architect or Perspectives 10.2.x to Planning Analytics

Here is how to use TM1 Architect or Perspectives with both a new and old server environment, so with both older TM1 10.2.2 server and Planning Analytics.

TM1 Excel Reporting Best Practices – Control Tab

The Control Tab in Excel is a great way to keep system relevant variables for your TM1 Excel based reports.

How to Create a List Report using a TM1 Active Form

Use Active Forms to create dynamic list reports in Excel using TM1 data, that can be zero suppressed and allow users to expand and contract hierarchies.

How to Determine the TM1 Perspectives Version Installed

Finding out the version of TM1 Perspectives is easy. TM1 Perspectives is an Excel Addin that gives great functionality for using TM1 information in Excel to create forms and reports that refresh automatically with the latest data from TM1. Here is what you need to do to determine what version of Perspectives you have installed: Navigate to the Program Files/TM1/bin folder. Find the file tm1prc.dll (for Perspectives). Right click on … Continue Reading

Connecting to Alternative TM1 Server

If you’re like most of our clients you’ll have both a production and non-production environment for Cognos Express or TM1. It is not real obvious though how you switch servers from, say Production to Development, or Development to Test etc. Well here’s how you can easily change your TM1 login to point to a development, test or production server. Open TM1 Architect or Perspectives If in Perspectives (the Excel add … Continue Reading