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Tips & Tricks
Online Customer Support
Useful addresses at a glance
About this guide
Designer and universe fundamentals
How do you use Designer to create universes?
Who is the universe designer?
Introducing the universe development process
Designer example materials
Using Designer in your work environment
Disactivating the Quick Design wizard
Ensuring that a universe is available in offline mode
Opening, saving, and closing a universe
Creating a universe
Setting universe parameters
Identifying the universe
Defining and editing connections
Connection and login parameters
Editing a connection
Adding a new connection
Viewing and entering summary information
Selecting strategies
Using the automatic creation functions of a strategy
Indicating resource controls
Indicating SQL restrictions
Indicating options for linked universes
Setting SQL generation parameters
Editing SQL generation parameters
Using the Designer user interface
Universe window
Table browser
Find and Replace
Organizing the table display
Selecting schema display options
Viewing the number of rows in database tables
Modifying the row count of a table
Printing a universe
What is a schema?
Inserting tables
Using derived tables
Defining joins
Join properties
Using the Join SQL Editor
ANSI 92 support for joins in a universe
Activating ANSI 92 support in a universe
Defining specific types of joins
Using cardinalities
Optimizing automatic cardinality detection
Using cardinalities to resolve database limitations
Checking the universe
What is a join path problem?
Defining aliases
Defining contexts
Ambiguous queries
Resolving loops
General method for identifying and resolving loops
Detecting and creating a context
Resolving Chasm Traps
Resolving Fan Traps
Using Multiple SQL Statements for Each Measure
Detecting join problems graphically
Introduction to universe building
What types of objects are used in a universe?
Using the Universe pane
Basic operations on classes, objects, and conditions
Defining classes
Defining objects
Object properties
Modifying an object
Setting up foreign key awareness
Using the SQL editor to define an object
Using the SQL Editor
Using @Functions
Using a list of values
The list of values
Using concatenated objects
Inserting a user object from BusinessObjects
Using hierarchies
Testing the universe
Using external strategies
Creating Help text for external strategies
Verifying that the external strategy file is declared
How is the strategy file (STG) structured?
Creating an external strategy
Creating an external strategy
Linking returned values to images
Linking reports and documents outside the repository
Specifying the matching string length for image and .HTM files
Linking reports in the repository for use in WebIntelligence and InfoView
Using OpenDocument with the SELECT for an object
Setting up report linking based on returned values
Using Designer to modify the link object
Using analytic functions
IBM DB2 UDB and Oracle
Verifying and Adding Analytic Function Support to the PRM File
Preventing use of an analytic object in a condition or sort
RedBrick (RISQL functions)
Teradata (OLAP functions)
Inserting syntax automatically in Select statements
Creating a basic universe automatically
Distributing universes
Revision number
Exporting a universe
Importing a universe
Linking universes
Kernel approach
Master approach
Component approach
Creating a link between two universes
Including one universe within another
Managing users and logins
Optimizing universes
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Published by: Sher Khan on May 11, 2011
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