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IBM Data and AI Ideas Portal for Customers

This portal is to open public enhancement requests against products and services offered by the IBM Data & AI organization. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (

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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal ( - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

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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 1 hour ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

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...
2 days ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

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...
6 days ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

Hide Hieararchy name from inner label of pie chart

Unable to hide hierarchy name from inside label - pie chart. Issue with Hierarchy names being hidden fixed in PAW 93 but this particular label doesn't appear to be part of properties to be able to hide.
7 days ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

Planning Analytics Workspace (PAW) on OpenShift: Implement MySQL as StatefulSet

The issue with the MySQL in PAW is that it is implemented as Deployment. When the database pod is rescheduled, there is a chance that the new instance is started before the old instance has finished shutting down. In this situation, both pods writ...
8 days 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...
8 days ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

Hidden Defined Name Ranges causing Performance Issues in PAfE Reports.

PAfE reports, especially those containing DBRW formulas, show poor performance issues due to a large number of hidden defined names saved in the workbook. The names can be created for a variety of reasons. IBM suggested using VBA to unhide the nam...
10 days ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

Enable Role Assignment on the 'Manage Environments' Page within IBM Cloud enviornments

In the Manage Environments page for a user, please add the capability to assign the role in addition to the environment. Currently the assignment aligns to the role on the primary environment, however for some users we need this to vary by environ...
13 days ago in Planning Analytics 1 Planned for future release

PASS/Websheets: Changing Zero Suppression value should force a REBUILD

Currently when you change the ZeroSupression parameter in a Dynamic Report (TM1RPTROW) it will cause a REFRESH, which is not enough to show/hide empty/non-empty rows. For this you need to manually do a REBUILD. In PAFE changing the ZeroSupression ...
13 days ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

PASS/Websheets: better handling of %-inputs

In a websheet that was formated to "Show empty cell on zero values" (in Excel), currently if you input "20" in an empty cell that was formated as a percentage, the value will then show as "2000%". If there already is a value in that cell (i.e. "30...
13 days ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted