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De-couple view window from Excel-sheet

When one opens a view in PAfE, it stays in the front, even when one clicks beside into an Excel cell. One has to minimize the window actively to pull the Excel-sheet to the front. The normal Windows behavior for overlapping windows is, that the on...
3 days ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

PAW - Change default for TI parameter to String from Number

In PAW, when adding a new parameter, it defaults to the Number format. However, as a developer, there is often a need for a String parameter rather than a Number. While there is an option to change the format for multiple parameters, it retains th...
about 14 hours ago in Planning Analytics 0 Planned for future release

TI support for PAW cube view/widget MDX update

I would like to request a TI support to update cube view/widget MDX and refresh view after the TI is executed. This will allow developers to offer user selection driven customized views and visualization experience in PAW.
about 3 hours ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

Action button support to sync a cube views with TM1 database MDX

I would like to request Action button feature support to sync MDX-based cube views from the current open page with TM1 database view MDX. Currently, when a cube view is created in a book, it loses its connection with the database and the original ...
about 3 hours ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

PAW Action button option to return to the previous page/book

PAW Action button configuration option allows us to navigate from one page or book to another, but there is no option to remember and return to the previous book/page. It would a great addition in the functionality of Action button if it can retur...
about 3 hours ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

Set the Content Expiry header in spreadsheet services

Asking users to clear their browser cache when they change a websheet across a large company is difficult as not all users know how to do it. To facilitate that, we can set the content expiry header to 8 hours, which means the user browser will re...
9 days ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

Conditional Formatting - Duplicate values

It would be beneficial if, similar to Excel, end users had the ability to see duplicate values (conditional formatting) within a selected dataset.
24 days ago in Planning Analytics 2 Functionality already exists

PAfE to track PA-enabled Excel spreadsheets only

Threads/TM1top/The Session Monitor displays the PAfE version, Excel version, Excel workbook name, and Excel sheet/tab name of the current Excel workbook open by the user. Instead of displaying any Excel workbook open by the user, I believe it woul...
7 days ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

Planning Analytics:-Cognos Analytics as a Data Source

We have highlighted that In Previous version of PA and PAW we had option to select Cognos Analytics as data source which gives us option to integrate with SAP and cloud databases such as Snowflake. Currently this feature is only enabled in Perform...
about 1 month ago in Planning Analytics 1 Not under consideration

Run a process based on a change in an element within a synchronization group.

Today, in order to create a guided experience for users we utilize a cube that stores user's current PAW book selections (which is then used to drive MDX subsets in the remainder of the book). It works very well except that users have to make thei...
23 days ago in Planning Analytics 1 Under review