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It often happens that databases hold data in the format that is convenient for storing but not for a user. To let data easily convert from one format to another the TOLAPCube supports _calculated fields_. A _calculated field_ is the one whose value is ...
RadarCube for MSAS supports the Time Intelligence functions available through the context menu of data cells, displaying the values of the time hierarchies' members. Together with the standard Time Intelligence functions, implemented in RadarCube, ...
Prelude Recently one of our regular customers called our tech support complaining of the Direct-version's slow performance: an OLAP-slice of a thousand rows and a few columns took several minutes to get calculated. After analyzing the test database a...
STEP 1. DEFINING A FACT TABLE In data warehousing, a fact table consists of the "measures", or "facts" of a business process. It is often located at the centre of a star or snowflake schemas, surrounded by dimension tables. Fact tables provide the...
RadarCube for all platforms exists in two editions: Direct (sometimes also referred to as Desktop edition because it assumes working on a desktop computer) and MSAS (because of the MS Analysis Services OLAP server this edition connects to). This articl...
All RadarCube products are subjects to Developer License. This means you have to obtain a License for every developer working with the Software, since under the terms of this License only one developer is permitted to work with the product. So, if you ...
In TOLAPGrid you can make the cell parameters dependable on measure vales or hierarchy members. The Grid now has two new panels: "Background Color" and "Foreground Color". They contain all the setting elements for modification. DEFINING BACKGROUND CO...
Beginning with the version 2.20, RadarCube for ASP.NET supports the attributes of hierarchy members - that is, allows displaying in the Grid additional information about them. Typically, the attributes display the contents of the table fields of the...
It's easy to localize RadarCube: just open the page at http://www.radar-soft.com/localization/RadarCubeNet.aspx [1] and check, update and translate, where needed, the string resources into the language you want. After that you'll get the file containin...
ABSTRACT Here is the description of the different ways of initial Grid loading, as well as the methods of program control over hierarchies and measures layout, drilling and cell sorting. PROGRAM CONTROL OVER THE CUBE ELEMENTS LAYOUT It is convenie...
LICENSES If you're about to buy RadarCube for any platform (ASP.NET, Windows Forms, WPF, VCL) there are three types of licenses to choose from. These are the DEVELOPER, SITE and ENTERPRISE licenses. So what is the difference between them and how to ch...
All operations, fulfilled in the _RadarCube library_, deal with hierarchy members represented by the TMember objects. Thus, locating a hierarchy member is one of the important tasks for a programmer to solve. The speed of this operation and the searchi...
PREPARING DATA. DESKTOP-VERSION Both DataSet and DataContext (LINQ for SQL) objects can serve as data sources for your cube. Like all other versions, the RadarCube for WPF is specifically designed for working with data sources of a few tables - though...
All RadarCube versions (WinForms, ASP.NET & VCL) share the same principle of saving its data that allows both saving and later restoring of: * The Grid or the Chart state (pivot-panels, drilling, sorting, filtering, grouping and so on) * Current vis...
In the table mode the selected cells can display some static functions instead of the cell values. You can choose the displayed functions in the status bar context menu. For the user convenience the menu also displays the calculated function result ...
The _SNOWFLAKE SCHEMA_ is a kind of the star schema warehouse model, but a more complex one in comparison to a typical star schema. Graphical representation of the schema resembles a snowflake, hence the name. Snowflake schemas normalize dimensions ...
The star schema is the simplest data warehouse schema. It is called a star schema because its diagram resembles a star: the center (one or more fact tables) is directly joined to its points - the dimension tables. ...
When an MDX query is processed, you receive a System.FormatException with the error and stack trace like: "INPUT STRING WAS NOT IN A CORRECT FORMAT." at System.Number.StringToNumber(String str, NumberStyles options, NumberBuffer& number, NumberForma...
INTRODUCTION The visual OLAP-analysis is an advanced technology that creates graphical OLAP-data slices suitable for visual manipulation of data to reveal "hotspots", hidden interrelation between different kinds of data and form graphical reports. ...
Since among our products we've offered our users a new RadarCube version for WPF, they've been asking us if this means we're no longer going to develop the WinForms version and what version should they choose - WinForms or WPF? The answer is this: ...
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