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Error while extracting and loading material hierarchy

Apr 20, 2017 at 10:36 PM

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Hello

We have materials already loaded into material dimension in BPC. Some of these materials need to be assigned to a certain hierarchy. Hence I first downloaded these materials to a flat file and then try loading those materials with a new hierarchy. However it is failing with error:

Member xxx of dimension MATERIAL has an invalid hierarchy parent 'PARENTH1'

Flat file has data in below format

ID, Description, PARENTH1

I am uploading the same file with below Transformation file which maps PARENTH1 to a hierarchy called: H1

*MAPPINGHIER_NAME=HIER_NAMEORDER=ORDERPARENT=*IF(PARENT=*STR() THEN *STR(ALL_MATERIALS);PARENT)*CONVERSIONHIER_NAME=MAT_HIER_CHEMCAT.xlsNODENAME=REPLACE_SPECIAL_CHARACTERS_MATERIAL.XLSPARENT=REPLACE_SPECIAL_CHARACTERS_PARENT_MATERIAL.XLSCan anyone let me know what I am doing wrong?
Thanks!

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Vadim Kalinin Apr 20, 2017 at 10:41 PM
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If you want an answer, please correct your post to a readable format!

Also provide:

Full transformation file

All conversion files used

Data sample.

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sakshi Jain Apr 21, 2017 at 05:09 AM
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Where in the transformation file are you assigning the new hierarchy name ?

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The topic author is doing strange things...

Looks like he is using the same transformation file to load hierarchy from bw and to load from text file...

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Sivaram Bandaru Apr 26, 2017 at 06:30 PM
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I fixed assignment of hierarchy by trail and error.

However I have a relatively simple question: When you set the prompt based on dynamic filter in package link as shown below, can I keep the members dynamic based on dynamic filter.

What is happening is, system is hard coding the members retrieved based on the filters at that time and doesn't change with time. i.e. say if there are 3 members at the time of setting up the prompt. Later when the members are changed to 5 or something else, the list doesn't get dynamically updated. Anyone faced same issue?

Note: Vladmir, the message screen is not friendly enough to format the message correctly. I am doing the best given the limitations on answers.sap.com page.


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Sorry, but my name is Vadim, not Vladimir!

And if you unable to post question with correct line breaks like most of the users then I can't help you.

And it's a bad idea to ask question as an answer not related to the original question... New question has to be posted.

P.S. And why don't use search? I have answered this question number of times...

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Vadim,

Entering text in editor should not be that difficult. Well it is, and I am trying to do my best in typing the question; i.e. I hit enter to go to next line and the editor doesn't show it is not next line unless I type in more. Then I type the question assuming it got proper line breaks. After I hit submit if it parses out my text in different format, it is not in my control to edit and change it.

All that said, I can pose about dynamic filtering as another question. However the search for "Dynamic filter" or

"Dynamic filter data manager package" or "Dynamic filter EPM" or "Dynamic filter package link" or "Dynamic filter for prompt" didn't yield any results and especially on your name. What search criteria would get me results on dynamic filtering?

Thanks!

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"After I hit submit if it parses out my text in different format, it is not in my control to edit and change it." - it's absolutely in your control to view the posting result and if you see something incorrect - press Edit and correct the text.

And you have to improve your search skills:

"vadim data manager filter"

Just the forth result:

https://archive.sap.com/discussions/thread/3791014

and below:

https://archive.sap.com/discussions/thread/3824165

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