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Creating query depending dimension 's LOV

Post Author: Ferhat

CA Forum: WebIntelligence Reporting

hi..

i 've got a problem with creating a report like that:

i ve got a year and month dimension objects and sales measure object. İn year object i've got 1998, 1999 and 2000 datas.

i want to do add column that doing this:

for 1999( for april : ( (sales in 1999 april - sales in 1998 april) / (sales in 1998 april))

for may : ( (sales in 1999 may - sales in 1998 mayl) / (sales in 1998 may)) ...)

and

for 2000( for april : ( (sales in 2000 april - sales in 1999 april) / (sales in 1999 april))

for may : ( (sales in 2000 may - sales in 1999 mayl) / (sales in 1999 may)) ...)

how can i do this in web intelligence..i need help

tanks a lot...

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    Posted on Sep 08, 2007 at 05:16 PM

    Post Author: James MacDonald

    CA Forum: WebIntelligence Reporting

    You should be able to do this using Webi's report variables.

    For April 1999 Sales

    v_Sum1=Sum(if([Year]=1999 and [Month]="April";[Sales];0))

    v_Sum2=Sum(if([Year]=1998 and [Month]="April";[Sales];0))

    v_Ratio=Sum(if([v_Sum2] = 0;0;([v_Sum1] - [v_Sum2]) / v_Sum2))

    etc.

    You can prompt for the year and month and then test the prompt results instead of the hard coded values. It is important to use the 'Sum()' function as the variable is recalculated on each row and would probably be 'Multivalue' without the sum.

    I didn't test this so I can't guarantee the syntax is right but it should be close.

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