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Differentiate blank and zero values

Hi,

I have a query with a few keyfigures. My requirement is to hide some of the keyfigures based on the value entered in the variable. Everything is working fine. But I am facing a strange problem. I want to suppress only the keyfigures which have a zero in them. But the system is hiding even the columns which are blank. For some reason or setting, the system is not differentiating between a blank value and a zero value. Can someone tell me how to suppress only zero columns and not the blank values?

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    Posted on Apr 10, 2008 at 06:21 AM

    Hello,

    In the structure where you display the key figures, go to properties, there is a option Zero suppression for structure elements, kindly check that and try the result.

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  • Posted on Apr 10, 2008 at 06:47 AM

    Hi Kiran,

    Let us try to acheive this using a small logic.

    Try creating a calculatedd keyfigure.

    Then in the formula editor using the conditon If Value=0 keyfigure value= *

    here * means assign some different value to that KF.

    Now in report restrict that KF by that * Value this vl not filter blank value i thin.

    Please let me know whether this logic helped u or not.

    Regards,

    Rajkandula

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    • Former Member Former Member

      *EDIT*

      Hi Karan

      I had the same problem (see text below) and just solved it myself. I used the replacement routine in the communication structure in the update rules for the cube. That didn't work, the system made no difference between blank and zeros.

      I changed that and used the routine in the transfer structure. That way it works now.

      Hope this helps you a little bit.

      Michael

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      Hi Kiran

      I encounter exactly the same problem at the moment. Could you solve this mystery in the meantime?

      I tried different key figure types: DEC and INT4 didn't work.

      Thanks for updating me on this.

      Michael

      Edited by: Michael Egger on Apr 11, 2008 11:23 AM

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