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ExploringTM1 is all about delivering accessible, high-quality content on everything TM1. That being said, there is a lot to cover. That is why we use a carefully designed cataloguing system for all of our articles to make it easier for you to quickly find what you are after, no matter how niche it may be!

There are a few ways to browse our content. We have categories, playlists, featured articles and of course the trusty search bar in the top right of every page.

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Each post is assigned a category, and then a subcategory within that. These categories can be accessed in the dropdown menu at the top of every page or are displayed in a header (like this page!). Listed below are the six main categories that can be explored. Simply click on each of them to view the posts included. Also, please note that if a subject falls under multiple categories, then you can find posts on that subject in all the relevant categories.



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Turbo Integrator


Our playlists are collections of posts that relate to a subject. They are grouped by difficulty and will cover a wide variety of posts. The posts are arranged in what we think is a relevant reading order and you can progress from one to the next with a single click.

You can also view playlists by topic, which will show you all the different playlists we have on that selected topic across all difficulties. To start looking at our playlists please click here.


Virtual Dimensions (Hierarchies)

11 min total time 4 articles 2 authors

Strings: All You Can Eat!

29 min total time 17 articles 3 authors

TM1 Security

27 min total time 7 articles 4 authors

Cognos Analytics and TM1

25 min total time 11 articles 2 authors

TMs.cfg: Useful Tips for Configuring TM1 via tm1s.cfg

17 min total time 5 articles 3 authors

Reporting from Excel: Methods and Best Practices

21 min total time 7 articles 4 authors

Planning Analytics for Excel – PAX – Installation, Connection, Errors, Version Management

14 min total time 6 articles 2 authors

Dates and Time in TM1

16 min total time 10 articles 3 authors

Featured Articles and Recent Posts

Across you will find reels that include featured articles, our most popular articles and the most recently published posts. Below is an example to get you acquainted.