Tag Archives: DimensionElementComponentDelete

DimensionElementDelete Function TM1: Syntax and Use

Here is how to simply delete a single element from a dimension in TM1. Note DimensionElementDelete permanently deletes the element from the dimension and all associated data from any cube the dimension is used in – so please be careful!

DimensionElementComponentDelete TM1 Function: Use and Syntax

DimensionElementComponentDelete selects a single element and deletes it from a consolidation element in a dimension in TM1. Importantly, it does not delete the element from the dimension itself, it only removes it from being rolled up to the specified parent. For the opposite, please see DimensionElementComponentAdd. Syntax of DimensionElementComponentDelete The syntax is: DimensionElementComponentDelete(DimName, ConsolidatedElName, ElName); where DimName, is the dimension you want to modify ConsolidatedElName, is the consolidated element you want to remove the … Continue Reading

DimensionElementComponentAdd TM1 Function: Use and Syntax

DimensionElementComponentAdd Function for use in TI Processes in TM1 and Planning Analytics to consolidate (or rollup) elements in a dimension. Explanation with an example of use.

Use Case: Removing the Structure from a Dimension

The Problem: Often when writing dimension update processes from a datasource which is updated automatically we use a standard procedure. Delete all the Elements Add Top Level Consolidations Cycle through (Metadata) Adding Elements and Element Components Cycle through (Data) Adding Aliases But in some cases we are only given a partial data feed.  For example we may be reporting off 3 years sales but the datasource for the Product dimension is broken … Continue Reading