Rule Functions

Rounding in TM1 – The Complete Guide!

ROUND and ROUNDP are often confused and users expect them to behave the same as the Excel function. They are very similar but are different to the Excel treatment. Here is a complete explanation of both functions, a comparison to Excel ROUND and screenshots of the usage of both functions.

How to Dynamically Assign Information based on Data Entry

How to create a planning model where users can enter or select variables in one location and TM1 then assigns the data dynamically to all required dimensions. For example, in a budgeting model to plan labour centrally and assign people to cost centres dynamically.

YEAR Function in TM1: Syntax and Use

The YEAR function in TM1 allows us to extract the number representing the Year from a date. Here we explain it’s syntax and give an example combining it with the DATE function.

DType Function in TM1: Syntax and Use

Use, syntax and example of the DType function in TM1 and Planning Analytics. In this post we explain the use of the DType function and give an example of how it can be used to determine the cell type of a cube when loading data via a Turbo Integrator process.

MONTH Function in TM1: Syntax and Use

The MONTH function in TM1 allows us to extract the number representing the Month from a date. Here we explain it’s syntax and give an example combining it with the DATE function.

DATE Function in TM1: Syntax and Use

The Date Function in TM1 converts a serial date from a number to a string. For example Date(13947 , 1); will return the string ‘1998-03-09’.

Operators in TM1 Rule IF Statements

Explanation and Example of “AND” and “OR” Operators in IF statements in TM1 Rules.

What is Skipcheck in TM1?

Skipcheck in TM1 forces the TM1 engine to “skip the checking” of empty cells in a cube. So…

Concatenating Data in TM1 – How to Concatenate Variables in a TI or Rule

I was asked the other day how to concatenate some information in TM1. Joining two text fields is really…

TODAY TM1 Function: Syntax and Use

The TODAY function returns today’s date in a text string and allows you to define the year as either 2 or 4 characters.

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