An Introduction to “Adding Calculation” in OBIEE 11g Adding Calculations
Adding calculations to fact means creating new computed measure columns into fact by applyingcalculation formulas, aggregation rules on existing logical column in BMM Layer to meet the businessrequirement. These computed measures help end users to get updates such as difference between twodifferent years’ sales, total growth, difference between units sold and units ordered, ago sales, Profit,Expenses etc.There are three ways to add calculations to FACT or creating measures or new computed columns.
1. Using physical columns as objects in a formula.2. Using Existing Logical Columns.3. Using the Calculation Wizard to add calculations.1. Using physical columns as objects in a formula
.1.1) Right click on table
select New Object
click on General tab enter name for thenew logical column.This measure
5-01 Inventory (Sum All
) is created to calculate inventory of a year/quarter/month/day. (Inventory is defined as assets that are intended for sale, are in process of being produced forsale or are to be used in producing goods.)1.2). Click on Column Source tab
Select radio button for Derived from Physical Mappings
Select Check box to Show all Logical Sources.
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