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Status Planned for future release
Workspace Planning Analytics
Created by Guest
Created on May 27, 2021

Reduce the risk of critical errors when using the PAW dimension editre

Currently when using the PAW dimension editor it is to easy to make a change that will trigger data loss. The two main areas of concern are.

The editor defaults to auto-commit mode, with additional steps required to reserve the dimension so errors can be unwound.

The lack of protection around converting an N level element to a consolidation. With auto-commit on this would trigger the loss of all data against the element and requires recovery from a back-up to resolve.

On the converting N to a C issue there used to be a dialogue that popped up when this action occurred warning the user and asking them if they wished to proceed.

There is a new option, paste as parent, this is right next to the paste as child option. Paste as parent is a new and risky operation and leads to the conversion of the what is the clipboard to a C level. Since it is right next to the Paste as Child option it is very easy to pick the wrong option.

Needed by Date Jul 1, 2021
  • Admin
    Stuart King
    Jun 8, 2021

    Planned for future release. We will examine the presentation of data loss warnings as we redesign the hierarchy editor widget.