Category Archives: Planning Analytics Excel

Dynamic TM1 Server Name in Excel Workbook

Dynamically refer to the current TM1 server with the TM1PRIMARYDBNAME Excel function. It will mean all your server references in TM1 formulas will dynamically update and refer the model you are currently logged into.

Logging in Planning Analytics for Excel

Here is a simple step by step guide to enabling logging in Planning Analytics for Excel. PAX logging is easy and really helps IBM resolve problems with PAX.

How to Upgrade (or Update) Planning Analytics Workspace

Step by step instructions for updating Planning Analytics Workspace server on Windows Server 2016.

Useful TM1 and Planning Analytics URLs

Here is a collection of useful TM1 and Planning Analytics related URL’s. They include TM1Web, PAW, Ops Console, the Cognos Dispatcher and Gateway

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.

PAX Connection Greyed Out

Troubleshooting and correcting a greyed out connection to a TM1 server from within Planning Analytics for Excel.

Connecting Planning Analytics for Excel (PAX) to TM1

Here we detail how to create a new connection in Planning Analytics for Excel (PAX) to a TM1 model or server with screenshots to guide you along the way.

How to Take a Snapshot in Planning Analytics for Excel

Here is how to create a snapshot of a TM1 report in Planning Analytics for Excel – PAX. This essentially does a copy, paste special, values on the TM1 formulae only, leaving all your Excel formulae untouched. It is very useful for creating a version of a TM1 report that is disconnected from the underlying TM1 data.

How to Install Planning the Analytics for Excel (PAX) Add-in to Excel

How to install IBM Planning Analytics for Excel (PAX) onto a users PC. Detailed instructions with screenshots.