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Type ID A C

Type More Information Descriptio n Account Usually contains chart of accounts and other planning assumption measures. The dimension is normally represented by a hierarchy of accounts. Category This represents the versions or scenarios based on which data would be tracked. It contains the types of data you are going to track, such as Actual, Budget, and Forecast. You can set up categories to store versions, such as BudgetV1, BudgetV2, and so on. Audit This represents the various data source that could be used to manage the main data and adjustments if any. This can be used very effectively in calculations and in business rules of a reporting consolidation model to segregate input data Represents the business units that are used to drive the business process. Depending on your model design, the Entity type can be an operating unit, a cost center, a geographic entity, and so on. This represents the organization unit, whether defined for legal purpose or from a business angle. This could be cost center, profit center, legal company or region. The dimension is normally represented by hierarchy of entities. Reports consolidated results in multiple group currencies within a single entity structure. Group provides multiple currencies for a group member. NOTE

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Assign both an R and a G identifier to a consolidation model but assign only the G identifier to the ownership model referred from the consolidation model. You cannot assign both an R and a G identifier to the same ownership model. Intercompa Contains the intercompany codes for the entities. This represents the intercompany codes for the purposes of legal consolidation ny intercompany matching and elimination.
Currency Contains the currency rates for all currencies in which your company does business. For validation purposes, all environments must contain a Currency dimension; however, each model within an environment is not required to have a Currency dimension. The Currency dimension in a Reporting model must contain the REPORTING property; the Currency dimension in a Rate non-reporting model does not need to contain the REPORTING property. For information about reporting and non-reporting models, see Model Management.

Subtables This is used to break down the account activity or flow. For example, some accounts, such as Fixed Assets, have a Subtables dimension containing Opening, Additions, Deletions, Transfers and Ending Balances. The Subtables type dimension is important for writing business rules that require currency translation amounts to be calculated by account. Time Userdefined Contains the time periods for which you store data. This represents the time periods based on which data are stored. The time periods could be represented in various forms such as weekly, monthly, quarterly or custom. This represents any User-defined dimension that may be required for the planning process. Referred to in the system as U1, U2, U3, and so on.

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Custom Measure Formulas


You use the UJA_MAINTAIN_MEASURE_FORMULA program to create and maintain custom measure formulas.

Restrictions on Maintaining Measures


Measures delivered with Planning and Consolidation cannot be deleted. The measures PERIODIC on a Periodic cube and YTD on a YTD cube that are delivered with Planning and Consolidation cannot be changed. Other delivered measures can be changed at your own risk. NOTE Changes made to measures delivered with Planning and Consolidation are overwritten when you make any changes to that model from the Administration screen. We recommend that you create custom measures instead of changing the delivered measures. Formula names cannot be duplicated. Formula names must be entered in uppercase letters. Parent nodes of a hierarchy cannot be used in measure formulas