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Distribution Ratio by using local member

Hi experts,

I want to create the report contains distribution ratio (%) as follows:


-Members of the combination of Parent and Children in ITEM dimension are always placed in the report.

-Of course the number of items and item groups are gradually increasing year by year.

Then I want to define "ratio" as a local member.

However, I don't know how to point the cell of aggregate value in the definition of local member such as the row number of "Item Group nn".

What I had tried is:

-use EPMPOSITION : not possible

-use OFFSET function (xls) : not possible


In this case, isn't it possible to realize the report by using local member... Please teach me how to define it.

Best regards,


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    Sep 17, 2014 at 09:32 PM

    Hi Masa,

    To my mind, your requirements can't be solved by local member formula. But it's possible to create dimension member formula for ratio (new ACCOUNT member) using MDX syntax.

    Something like (just description):

    If current member of dimension ITEM is a base member ([CALC]='N') then divide [Qty] by parent ITEM,

    If not - then 1




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    • Former Member Vadim Kalinin

      Hi Vadim,

      Yes, i see! I wrote the formula to be propotion of each parent except top of hierarchy. It is our client's requirement.

      Have a good weekend!

      Best regards,