Mar 3, 2019

Using the Trace Calculation

Being able to trace calculation from any cell is a very popular IBM TM1 and Planning Analytics feature. This is now available in Canvas v3.2.0.

Prerequisites: TM1 should be at least PA 2.0.3 (TM1

To access the Trace calculation feature, clicks the context button from any cells containing a dbr function and you will find the Calculations option (as shown below):

A new window will pop-up showing the intersection of the cell. If the intersection contains a consolidation, you will be able to drilldown until the leaf levels to find the rule:

Disabling the Calculations button

A new parameter tm1-hide-trace-calculation has been added to the tm1-ui-dbr directive in order to hide the Trace Calculations option if required.

Trace caluations through the $tm1UI services

The Trace Calculation feature can also be accessible from the $tm1Ui services. The new service is called cellTraceCalculations(instance, cube, element1, element2, elementN, options). More information in your application Help page (http://<serverName>:<portNumber>/<applicationName>/#/help).

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