Essbase - (Parent-Child|Dimension Reference) Build Method

About

A parent-child reference build method is aimed to :

  • Create shared members that roll up into different generations
  • Share non-level 0 members
  • Modify properties of existing dimensions and members

Parent-Child is also known as dimension reference.

It's a Parent followed by its child type of data. Each record specifies the name of the parent and the name of the new child member, in that order, although they can specify other information as well.

Example :

Cola, Diet Cola

Field Type Information: Whether a field is parent or child. The field number is 0.


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