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2044307 - Merged dimension with Variables using ‘+’ operator gives blank result


Create a vertical table with merged dimension and a nested variable, or concatenated dimension, where + operator is used.
The result would not be as expected.


Business Intelligence Platform 4.1 Service Pack  03

Reproducing the Issue

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1. Create a new webi report with two Queries.
2. Create a merged dimension [megrDimension1]
3. Create a table with merge dimension and related dimension object [object1].It works fine.
4. Create a report level variable [var1], where calculations like  ‘+’ are used on [object1] for concatenation or nested variables.
5. Create a table with [mergeDimension1] and  [var1].
6. The result is not as expected.


The issue has been tested and solved in Business Intelligence Platform 4.1 Service Pack 04.

See Also

1957985 - Variables are blank inside a section


Nested Variable, ‘+’, merge dimension, blank , KBA , BI-RA-WBI , Web Intelligence , Problem


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