TI Functions

Turbo Integrator uses SQL like commands to interrogate data for loading into cubes or updating dimensions. This section gives detailed information about using TI functions and how they can be applied to real world examples.

DimensionElementInsertDirect Function: Syntax & Use

DimensionElementInsertDirect directly adds a new element to a TM1 dimension immediately – no need to wait for the end of the TI step.

ELISPAR TM1 Function: Use and Syntax

ELISPAR tests if an element is a direct child of a parent in a dimension in TM1. Here we explain how to use it, provide examples and compare it to ELISANC.

ConsolidatedAvg TM1 Function: How to Use, Example, and Syntax

ConsolidatedAvg is used to calculate the average of rolled up values at the consolidated level. Here it’s explained in detail with a worked rule example.

ViewConstruct TM1 Function: Syntax and Use

The ViewConstruct function allows you to regenerate a view via a TI so it is then saved in memory on the server. Here we explain the syntax and how to use it.

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.

Selective Clear Cube based on Variable Source Data

Detailed instructions on how to clear a variable selection of data that is going to be reloaded from the source. Includes sample TI code and explanations.

StringToNumber TM1 Process: Use and Syntax

StringToNumber allows us to convert a value, stored as text, into a number in TM1 Turbo Integrator processes. From there it can be used mathematically.

DimensionElementPrincipalName, How to Use and Syntax

DimensionElementPrincipalName allows you to look up the primary ID of an alias in a dimension in TM1 in a TI process.

TM1 Clear Attribute – an AttrClear Function

The AttrClear or ClearAttr function doesn’t exist in TM1. Here is an easy method to replicate what functions like these would do, with a downloadable example

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.

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