Introduction to MSSQL Server 2000 Analysis Services: Reporting Options for Analysis Services Cubes: ProClarity Part II - Page 7

February 17, 2004

12.  Click the Product dimension to highlight it.

13.  Click the Change Selection ... button on the Step 1 of 2 dialog.

The Change Selections dialog appears.

14.  Right-click the All Products level atop the Product dimension hierarchy.

15.  Point to the Select Descendants item on the context menu that appears.

16.  Click Product Family on the context menu that cascades, to select
the item, as depicted in llustration 24.

Click for larger image

Illustration 24:  Select Descendants --> Select Product Family from Cascading Menus

The Change Selections dialog now appears as shown in Illustration 25.

Click for larger image

Illustration 25:  The Change Selections Dialog

17.  Click OK to accept changes and return to the Perspective Wizard.

The defaulted year of 1997 will suffice for our immediate purposes with regard to the Time dimension, as will defaults for the other dimensions.

18.  Click Next.

We arrive at the Perspective Wizard, Step 2 of 2 dialog.

19.  Click the selector button to the right of the Y-axis Measure box.

The Measures dropdown selector appears.

20.  Select Warehouse Profit from the selector.

The selector appears as depicted in Illustration 26.


Illustration 26:  Choose Warehouse Profit in the Selector

21.  Click OK to accept changes and return to the Perspective Wizard.

22.  Click the selector button to the right of the X-axis Measure box.

The Measures dropdown selector appears.

23.  Select Warehouse Cost from the selector.

The selector appears as depicted in Illustration 27.


Illustration 27:  Choose Warehouse Cost in the Selector

24.  Click OK to accept changes and return to the Perspective Wizard.

The Perspective Wizard, Step 2 of 2 dialog appears as depicted in Illustration 28.


Illustration 28:  The Perspective Wizard, Step 2 of 2, with Selections

25.  Click Finish.

The data view display appears as shown in Illustration 29.


Illustration 29:  The Initial Data View

26.  Click OK to accept changes and return to the Perspective Wizard.

27.  Right-click anywhere on the white graph area of the data view.

28.  Select Data Point Attributes from the context menu that appears.








The Network for Technology Professionals

Search:

About Internet.com

Legal Notices, Licensing, Permissions, Privacy Policy.
Advertise | Newsletters | E-mail Offers