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SAP BW Release 3.5/7.

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Session 8: Creating user-defined Hierar!ies SAP BW "raining
Session 8: Creating #ser-defined Hierar!ies
Session $%&eti'e
In this exercise you are going to create a hierarchy of your own. You will also learn to make the
hierarchy time-dependent and use it in a query.
"as( ): Create a ti*e-de+endent !ierar!, and use it in a re+ort.
a) Go to Administrator Workench and find out the characteristic !ustomer
"#!$%&'()*). Go to the context menu and create a hierarchy on it.
+ierarchy name , !ust-+ier-G*..
/escription , !ustomer +ierarchy
) !reate a text node as the root of the hierarchy.
0ode name, !ust-+ier
/escription, !ustomer +ierarchy
c) Add two text nodes elow the ao1e node.
0ode name, %ales-(ngr2
/escription, %ales (anager 2
0ode name, %ales-(ngr3
/escription, %ales (anager 3
d) $nder %ales (anager 24 include customers 2##24 22564 27774 2778.
(ake 2##2 node 9alid from #2.#2.3### to #2.#2.3##:.
$nder %ales (anager 34 include customers 2##24 252;4 258<4 258:.
(ake 2##2 node 9alid from #3.#2.3##: to 72.23.6666.
0ote, A single asic characteristic 1alue can change its super-ordinate node with
time if the hierarchy is time-dependent.
e) !reate a new query on the #%/-!#2 Info!ue.
&ransfer %old-to =arty "#%'>/-&') to *ows.
&ransfer %ales 9olume "#%/-!#2) to columns.
/isplay !ustomer as a hierarchy using hierarchy !ust-+ier-Gr.. for key date
#3.#7.3##<.
f) %a1e the query with the name ?-#%/-!#2-@-G*..-###5.)xecute the query.
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