Results - from the Cube Browser
conclude our practice session by examining the results of our handiwork from
two perspectives: from the Analysis Manager, via the Cube Browser,
and from a "reporting perspective," using the MDX Sample
present position within the Cube Editor, click the Data tab to open the browser and
see cube data.
Drag the Store
Location dimension down, and drop it atop the MeasuresLevel heading
(column axis), as depicted in Illustration 31.
Drag the Store
dimension down, and drop it atop the Product Family heading (row
axis), as shown in Illustration 32.
We can see the Store
dimension in both the "X-" and "Y-" axes on the Data Tab.
Profit Contribution in the Measures dimension filter, atop the Cube
Browser, as depicted in Illustration 33.
Illustration 33: Filtering
for the New Calculated Member % Profit Contribution
Expand the USA
Store Country in the row axis by clicking the "+" sign to
the left of USA.
Expand the Store State level for Washington (WA).
Scroll over to
the right in the Cube Browser, until Seattle, WA appears under
the Store City heading (and thus Seattle, WA is the left-most
column in the data area), as shown in Illustration 34.
Illustration 34: Examining
% Profit Contribution (Compressed, Partial View)
We can see that the
components appear to be in place and working from the Cube Browser. We
will next look at the data from a "reporting perspective," and ascertain
that our structural enhancements to the cube allow us to precisely meet the
presentation requirements of the information consumers.
-> Exit (main menu) to leave the Cube
From the Analysis
Manager main menu, select File -> Exit.