Category Archives: Rule Functions
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 create a planning model where users can enter and select variables in one location and TM1 then assigns the data dynamically to all required dimensions.
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.
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.
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.
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’.
Explanation and Example of “AND” and “OR” Operators in IF statements in TM1 Rules.
Skipcheck in TM1 forces the TM1 engine to “skip the checking” of empty cells in a cube. So if you had 30 days in a month and data in only 9 of them, only 9 cells would be aggregated to get the total for the month. With the the skipping of blank cells disabled, all 30 cells would be checked to get the month total – three times more inefficient. … Continue Reading
I was asked the other day how to concatenate some information in TM1. Joining two text fields is really easy! Just use the pipe ( ” | ” ) between two variables and they will joined into one. There is nothing like the Excel Concatenate function in TM1. How to Concatenate Let’s say you have variable 1, sVariable1 = ‘Exploring’; and sVariable2 = ‘TM1’; then using sOutput = sVariable1 | sVariable2; will … Continue Reading