Type Element (Dimension) (ASSL)

Provides information about the contents of the dimension.

Syntax


<Dimension>  
      ...  
   <Type>...</Type>  
   ...  
</Dimension>  

Element Characteristics

Characteristic Description
Data type and length String (enumeration)
Default value Regular
Cardinality 0-1: Optional element that can occur once and only once.

Element Relationships

Relationship Element
Parent element Dimension
Child elements None

Remarks

Some values for Type, for example Accounts, determine specific behavior.

The value of this element is limited to one of the strings listed in the following table.

Value Description
Regular The dimension is a regular dimension.
Time The dimension is a time dimension.

Note: This value indicates that the dimension supports functionality specific to time dimensions.
Geography The dimension contains geographical attributes.
Organization The dimension contains organizational attributes.
BillOfMaterials The dimension contains bill of materials attributes.
Accounts The dimension contains account-related attributes.

Note: This value indicates that the dimension supports functionality specific to account dimensions.
Customers The dimension contains customer-related attributes.
Products The dimension contains product-related attributes.
Scenario The dimension contains scenario-related attributes.
Quantitative The dimension contains quantitative attributes.
Utility The dimension contains utility attributes.
Currency The dimension contains currency attributes.
Rates The dimension contains exchange rate attributes.
Channel The dimension contains channel attributes.
Promotion The dimension contains promotion-related attributes.

The enumeration that corresponds to the allowed values for Type in the Analysis Management Objects (AMO) object model is DimensionType.

The element that corresponds to the parent of Type in the Analysis Management Objects (AMO) object model is Dimension.

See Also

Properties (ASSL)