Cognos: Making Levels visible in TM1 Cubes in Report Studio

When building reports in Report Studio, you will find that dimensions within a TM1 cube do not render their levels by default, as a Cognos Powercube does.

Cognos Powercube – Levels

Cognos: Making Levels visible in TM1 Cubes in Report Studio | QMetrix

 

TM1 Cube – No Levels

Cognos: Making Levels visible in TM1 Cubes in Report Studio | QMetrix


Levels are required in dimensions for some functions within Report Studio (eg PeriodtoDate function).

To enable the rendering of levels in TM1 cubes, the following steps must be completed:

1. Turn on Display Control Objects

Cognos: Making Levels visible in TM1 Cubes in Report Studio | QMetrix

 

2. Select the Cube }HierarchyProperties

Cognos: Making Levels visible in TM1 Cubes in Report Studio | QMetrix

 

3. Drag the }Dimensions into rows of the cube viewer and select the dimension you wish to add levels to

4. Populate the name of each the levels in the dimension

Cognos: Making Levels visible in TM1 Cubes in Report Studio | QMetrix

 

5. Restart the TM1 service

You can now open the cube in report studio and the levels should now appear in the dimension.


Cognos: Making Levels visible in TM1 Cubes in Report Studio | QMetrix

 

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