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filters for Data Manager packages


I have a Data Manager TD_EXPORT_TO_FILE package in BPC NW 10. I have removed the prompts and am hard coding the dimension selections. Currently I do this with a list of members as shown here.


The help tell me I can use a filter as shown here.


This seems to say that by setting a filter, I can make multiple selections rather than listing them one by one. However, the help provides no examples of what a "filter_name: represents. I have tried using properties such as LEVEL=MONTH and also tried hierarchical relationships such as BAS(2020.TOTAL) but these have not selected any data. Can somebody point me at examples of how a dimension filter is to be used?



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    Posted on Jul 28, 2020 at 06:13 AM

    1. To use filter you have to save it:

    And you can only filter by property!

    2. Unfortunately filters are user dependent - another user will not see your filter!

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  • Posted on Jul 28, 2020 at 06:19 AM

    Alternative can be a simple custom logic badi that will export incoming scope to the text file. Then you can define scope in script logic before badi call.

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  • Posted on Jul 29, 2020 at 04:55 AM

    Theoretically it's possible to copy filter defined for one user to all users (and to repeat copy for all new users later) with a simple abap program...

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