Essbase - (Accounts|Measures) Dimensions

Essbase Overview


Accounts dimensions are dimension that contains items that you want to measure, and makes Essbase built-in accounting functionality available.

Accounting classifications.


  • income
  • expense
  • profit
  • inventory

Ex static Account:

  • unit
  • price
  • sales


For a dimension tagged as accounts dimension, you have two types of calculations :

Rules when tagging a dimension as accounts

  • You can tag only one dimension in an outline as accounts.
  • All members in the accounts dimension inherit the accounts property.
  • You can specify that members of the accounts dimension are calculated on the second pass through an outline.
  • You can create an outline that does not have an accounts dimension.

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