PAX dependent drop down lists

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PAX dependent drop down lists

Post by Yasser » Mon Apr 16, 2018 5:41 am


I have a dimension for "Departments" and another dimension for "Expenses Accounts", I manage the sparsity in a separate cube and use MDX subset as not all departments have all expenses accounts.

In PAX, I want to create two dependant dropdown lists, one for the departments, second for the Expenses accounts that depend on the first one, That is, When a user select a department from the first list, The second list will have only the Expenses accounts associated with this department.

Is that even doable?


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Re: PAX dependent drop down lists

Post by PavoGa » Mon Apr 16, 2018 5:27 pm

Yes. You will need a mapping cube with the relationships between the departments and accounts, and an MDX subset on the Expense Accounts that uses the entry from the first (department) dropdown.

You can get REALLY fancy and have the Expense Accounts subset even have previously selected accounts dropped from the list if that is a requirement.
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Re: PAX dependent drop down lists

Post by Elessar » Tue Apr 17, 2018 1:37 pm


In PAX, you can use the new "TM1ELLIST" function with your MDX in it: ... llist.html
Sorry for my English ;)

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Re: PAX dependent drop down lists

Post by PTSD » Sat Jul 14, 2018 9:59 pm

"TM1ELLIST" - How does one actually use this in excel? How do I create a drop-down that displays members of a give dimension?

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